American Public Gardens Association and NOAA Partner to Enhance Climate Change Awareness
NOAA and the American Public Gardens Association launched a broad agreement regarding climate change programming. It links NOAA’s internationally recognized climate services and the Association's public gardens, which receive more than seventy million visitors a year.
Priorities of the agreement include: Increased climate change education at Public Gardens;
Increased community engagement in addressing climate variability and change as part of both short- and long-term community planning and adaptation; Ongoing professional exchanges between NOAA and public garden professionals on climate change issues; Development of a public clearinghouse for information about climate change and adaptation.
The impacts of global climate change have emerged as one of the greatest challenges facing current and future generations of Americans.