Bringing Science to Life: How to Create & Maintain Education/Research Collaborations
Event Type: 
Session
Track: 
Education & Science
Date / Time: 
Tue June, 07 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
Raphael/Michelangelo
Presenter: 
A. Padolf, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables, Florida; J. Downing, Mt. Cuba Center, Greenville, Delaware; M. Kilian, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland; J. Schwarz Ballard , K. Havens, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois.

Make the most of the research at your garden by sharing it with the public! Learn about the ways three gardens created programs that combined research with education and outreach activities for a variety of audiences. Share your own experiences and learn from colleagues as you create your own collaboration plan. You’ll leave this interactive presentation with examples, contacts, and concrete ideas for working successfully with scientists and horticulturists to engage the public.