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Public gardens contain fundamental ingredients necessary to be sites of healing and growth.
Nonprofits are challenged with identifying audiences and understanding motivations. Finding ways to start a conversation, collect contact information, and encourage joining/giving is critical.
This presentation from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium presented by Shane Smith, Director of Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, will cover how to enlist community support, work with elected officials and volunteers to bring a grand vision into reality.
While many municipalities have seen a return of commercial and residential investment, too many remain mired in cycles of poverty, community degradation, poor quality education, and unemployment.
Gardens are one of the fastest growing sectors of cultural attractions around with the world, and gardens as tourist destinations are becoming more prominent as targeted markets by tourism groups.
Harness the power of your peers! Public gardens of all shapes and sizes can benefit from seeking expert opinions.
Public gardens have the capacity to have a positive influence on their community though interactions with their guests.