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The United Nations has established a new decade, beginning in 2020, focused on the power of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
This webinar will introduce extension agents to concepts of urban ecology, which addresses the intricate relationship between humans and urban trees, air, water, soil, wildlife, and more.
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.
More than 450 scientists from around the world recently released findings showing that up to one million species may become threatened with extinction.
Public gardens, which are centers for expertise, often have concerns with earned-revenue generation and education seeing consulting income as a conflict with their mission.
Public Gardens are positioned to not only support the protection of plants but lessons about how they intersect with thriving communities as well.
Despite the resonant theme of plant biodiversity inherent in the public garden sector, institutions grapple with a staggering lack of human biodiversity in their staffs, member base, donors, and audiences.
Public gardens across America are responding to an influx of refugees/immigrants from many parts of the world with edible garden displays showcasing the increased diversity of our visitors.
The nation’s forest land area remains stable, but the composition and distribution of those forests is changing.
Association Director of External Relations Joan Thomas leads a webinar showing how make the most of the MobileCause platform for MYGARDEN - a fundraising tool the Association offers for National Public Gardens Week.