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USDA Snap-Ed Connection

SNAP-Ed programs teach people to plan, shop, cook, and save to improve their health. SNAP-Ed also inspires people to grow their own food and support the local farm economy.

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10/21/19
Intersecting urban forestry and botanical gardens to address big challenges for healthier trees, people, and cities

Improving urban forests is one of the solutions to achieving several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and making cities healthier and more livable for people.

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7/15/19
Integrating Indigenous Languages into Gardens

University of British Columbia (UBC) Botanical Garden is located on the traditional and unceded land of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) First Nation. The 2019 UN International Year of Indigenous Language draws attention to the critical global loss of indige

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7/9/19
Forest Resources of the United States, 2017: A Technical Document Supporting the Forest Service 2020 RPA Assessment.

The nation’s forest land area remains stable, but the composition and distribution of those forests is changing.

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6/14/19
Getting Real: Health in the Teaching of Climate and Earth Science

The impacts of climate change on health as well as the societal responses to climate change are varied and significant.

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3/14/18
With Healing in Mind: How Public Gardens at Colleges and Universities Can Promote Student Mental Health

At American colleges and universities today, one in two students feels more than average stress, while one in three suffers from a mental illness. Clearly, the mental well-being of students on these campuses is a cause of great concern.

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12/4/17
Ian Edwards from Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh: Making your garden accessible

During this webinar, Ian Edwards, Head of Public Engagement at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh discussed how they have broken down the barriers between them and some of their underr

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9/22/17
Public Gardens as Agents of Social Empowerment

Connect with the communities you serve to create a better future for us all. Learn how some gardens have worked collaboratively to develop programs the serve both environmental and social goals.

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9/24/16