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Connecting Post-Secondary Learning with Gardens and Conservation Areas: An Interactive Workshop

Are you interested in learning how to connect post-secondary student learning with conservation areas and public gardens? On Monday June 19th the Humber Arboretum is hosting a day-long participatory workshop with post-secondary leaders from across North America including the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, the University of California Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, the Botanic Garden of Smith College, and Cornell Botanical Gardens.

Part of the American Public Gardens Association 2017 Conference, this day-long session will address how public gardens can progress through partnering, engaging, and connecting with students at colleges and universities. The day will include a lunch with ingredients from the Arboretum made by Humber Culinary Management students as well an Arboretum tour led by Humber College students showcasing how their education has been enhanced by the learning spaces and programming of the Humber Arboretum.

Interested in joining? Learn more and register here: http://2017.publicgardens.org/event/college-and-university-gardens-progressing-through-student-partnerships-connection-and   

The workshop has been approved for 7 Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LACES) credit hours.

About the APGA

The American Public Gardens Association (APGA) is a professional organization dedicated to advocating for and advancing the field of public horticulture. It includes a diverse group of over 580 member institutions, including botanic gardens, arboreta, zoos, museums, colleges and universities, display gardens, and research facilities. The Humber Arboretum is a member and Alexandra (Alix) Link is Chair of the College and University section.