American Public Garden Association Conference 2017
Hamilton & Niagara, Ontario
June 19-23, 2017
College and University Gardens: Progressing Through Student Partnerships, Connection, and Engagement
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Mon June, 19 - 8:15am to 5:00pm
M. Zadik, Botanic Garden of Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts; A. Link, Humber Arboretum, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada; K. Socolofsky, C. Feldman, University of California Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, Davis, California; W. Friedman, The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts; S. Skelly, Cornell Botanical Gardens, Ithaca, New York
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This day-long session will address how public gardens can progress through partnering, engaging, and connecting with students at colleges and universities. The session will highlight best practices and case studies through workshops given by public garden professionals and, for the first time, student participation. Hosted on-site at the Humber Arboretum and Centre for Urban Ecology, the session will be divided into four interactive, participatory workshops highlighting best practices and case studies from a diverse variety of public gardens. The day will also include collaborative, small group discussions, networking opportunities, and a guided tour of the Humber Arboretum’s outdoor classrooms and living laboratories.

This session has been approved for 7 LACES credit hours.