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Greenhouse Manual: An Introductory Guide for Educators

Across the United States, a growing number of schools and educational programs are planting gardens, engaging in Farm to School activities, and integrating plant science into the curriculum.

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11/6/19
Campus-Based Ecotourism: A Case Study on the Power of Local Ecotourism

Academic campuses across the Great Plains can serve as landscapes for teaching and learning about native flora of cultural importance with regard to food, medicine, and lifeways.

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10/30/19
Experience Bees: Community Outreach Tool for Bee Conservation Efforts

Despite the importance of bees, there is a gap in the public's understanding of them.

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10/24/19
Leveraging Outdoor Green Space for Improved Health

Increasing evidence indicates that nature exposure is associated with lower mortality, improved stress, mental health, attention, and mood. This evidence is driving a trend in nature prescription programs.

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10/22/19
SEL Field Guide

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is difficult work. It requires thinking and talking about ongoing emotions and relationships, topics that are complicated and sometimes taboo.

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10/22/19
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
Cornell NatureRx

Nature Rx @Cornell is a dynamic and growing movement, represented by numerous individuals and units at the university, who have come together with a shared passion for the ways in which the natural beauty of our campus can positively impact every person

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10/21/19
American Horticultural Therapy Association Resources

Check out the AHTA list of botanical gardens advancing the practice of horticulture as a therapy and the colleges and universities that offer an undergraduate or graduate degree in horticulture with a concentration in horticultural therapy. 

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10/21/19
Top 10 Plants: Increasing Awareness of Plants

Urbanization, lack of contact with the natural world, and growing up removed from agriculture has contributed to a void of knowledge relating to food and food production, along with a phenomenon known as plant blindness.

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9/26/19

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