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Diversification of urban forests is essential to enhance their resilience to future biotic
threats as well as those posed by a changing climate. Arboreta and botanic gardens
Positive interactions between people and nature inspire behaviours that are in harmony
with biodiversity conservation and also afford physical and mental health benefits.
“Plant blindness” is the cause of several problems that have plagued botany outreach
and education for over a hundred years. The general public largely does not notice
This group discussion, facilitated by AASHE’s Executive Director, Meghan Fay Zahniser, was guided by these questions:
In this interactive presentation, Corazón Latino will share examples of their work, address new challenges posed by COVID-19 in reaching the Latino community, and share examples of how technology can be used to overcome these challenges.
Tree planting can help communities achieve many resiliency goals such as cooling heat islands, reducing stormwater floods, and building neighborhood cohesion.
The Association's Education Community presents Engagement Techniques during COVID-19, led by Kristie Webber, Chicago Botanic Garden.
Get tips and tricks on how gardens are engaging their communities during the COV-19 pandemic. This is a recording of a forum led by the Association's Education Community.
The United Nations has established a new decade, beginning in 2020, focused on the power of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
As land-use patterns change over time, some pollinating insects continue to decline both in abundance and diversity. This is due, in part, to reductions in floral resources that provide sufficient nectar and pollen.