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Fourth National Climate Assessment

The impacts of climate change are already being felt in communities across the country.
More frequent and intense extreme weather and climate-related events, as well as changes

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11/29/18
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
Field Guide to Conservation in Cities in North America

This Field Guide to Conservation in Cities captures the collective experience of The Nature Conservancy and Center for Whole Communities (CWC) from 2014 to 2016, as they initiated a network of urban conservation programs in 12 cities across the United S

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4/24/18
An Equitable Water Future: A National Briefing Paper

The US Water Alliance developed this briefing paper to expand national understanding of the water-related challenges that vulnerable communities face.

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4/20/18
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
Outside Our Doors

The Nature Conservancy have worked carefully to present a comprehensive analysis of current evidence on how our human communities need nature in and around them to thrive.

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2/14/18
Nature's Riches: The Health and Financial Benefits of Nearby Nature

Nearly 40 years of scientific research demonstrates that the experience of nature in cities contributes to our health and wellness.

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2/14/18
Community Outreach Toolkit

This EPA toolkit uses examples from outreach efforts in the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin to provide a helpful framework for state and local agencies, watershed groups, nongovernmental organizations and others in developing effective communication

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1/31/18
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
Great Urban Parks Campaign: Case Studies

These case studies are successful examples of community engagement, design and planning, fostering partnerships, and procuring funding at parks in Baltimore, Denver, and Atlanta. 

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12/20/17

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