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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

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Pollinator Research: Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden researches native habitat buffers for agricultural sustainability. They are collecting data to learn more about which species native to the region work best to...
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7/1/16
Powell Gardens

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Pollinator Research: Powell Gardens
Powell Gardens in Kansas City works with the recovery plan for federally endangered Asclepias meadii in Missouri. The gardens have collected the species from both their own property and nearby native...
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7/1/16
Flower and bee

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Pollinator Research: Mt. Cuba Center
Mt. Cuba Center, located near Hockessin, Delaware, partners with the University of Delaware to research the ecological value of native plants for pollinators. The research from this partnership...
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7/1/16
Longwood Gardens

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Pollinator Interpretation: Longwood Gardens
Longwood Gardens’ newest garden is the Meadow Garden, a swath of 86 acres of wildflower plantings that highlights a number of native plants, birds, and pollinators. The Meadow Garden also...
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7/1/16
Denver Botanic Gardens

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Pollinator Interpretation: Denver Botanic Gardens
The Denver Botanic Gardens openly shares their own pollinator protection practices for garden visitors. Interpretive signage details information on the gardens’ nest boxes for wood-nesting bees...
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7/1/16
Smithsonian Gardens

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Pollinator Education and Outreach: Smithsonian Butterfly Habitat Garden
The Smithsonian Butterfly Habitat Garden lies along the National Museum of Natural History between the National Mall and Constitution Avenue where millions of visitors walk each year. The garden...
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7/1/16
University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum

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Pollinator Education and Outreach: University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum
Ten years ago, The University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum discovered the rare Bombus affinis rusty-patched bumble bee living with its gardens, spurring an initiative to document all their...
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7/1/16
Landscape for Life

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Pollinator Education and Outreach: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas-Austin
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center uses a blend of education and conservation to support pollinators. The Wildflower Center provides visitors at plant sales with native plant species to create...
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7/1/16
United States Botanic Garden

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Pollinator Education and Outreach: United States Botanic Garden
The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) educates visitors about pollinator-related conservation methods through a variety of programming, interpretation, and partnerships. By...
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7/1/16
Finding Common Ground: Ethics Issues Find Unity among Museum Disciplines & Professions
Hear firsthand from the authors of the newly released American Alliance of Museums white paper on museum ethics. Presenters: A. Henderson, Royal Botanic Gardens, Burlington, Ontario, Canada; J. Hart...
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6/29/16

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