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The challenge for botanic garden science

Historically, botanic garden science has been dominated by the disciplines of economic
botany and taxonomy. Today, with around 20% of plant species threatened with extinction,

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12/11/18
Plants and people: Our shared history and future

Humans and plants have a complex relationship extending far back into our joint
evolutionary history. This legacy can be seen today as plants provide nutrition, fiber,

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12/11/18
The Development of a Thirteen Year Research-Practice Partnership: How the School District, Eight Cultural Institutions, and University Participants Collaborate to Support New York City Science Teachers and Learners

This paper examines Urban Advantage, a thirteen-year partnership in New York City, between eight cultural institutions (botanical gardens among them) and the Department of Education, as a ‘case’ of a long-lasting research practice partnership that has h

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9/17/18
The Value of Community Engagement in Botanic Gardens with Examples from The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) has community engagement at its core.

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4/13/18
SEL Field Guide

The Social and Emotiona Learning (SEL) Challenge was designed to identify promising practices for empathy, teamwork, initiative, responsibility, and problem solving.

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1/23/18
Strategies to Scale Up Social Programs: Pathways, Partnerships and Fidelity

How to scale (“pathways”), whom to involve (“partnerships”), and retention of program quality (“fidelity”) are three strategic decisions that can be critical to the scale up of beneficial social programs in societies.

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11/7/17
A New Approach to Conservation: Using Community Empowerment for Sustainable Well-being

The global environmental conservation community recognizes that the participation of local communities is essential for the success of conservation initiatives; however, much work remains to be done on how to integrate conservation and human wellb

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10/23/17

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