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Category: summer

Tour of the Garden-guest post by Ashia Aubrey

My first tour of the Garden was with my supervisor Mary Helen. It was my third week interning in the PR/Marketing department and I was going on my first tour since my last visit in elementary school. I noticed a lot had changed and more sites had been added. During the tour, I visited the ninety-six acres of property and the twenty-three gardens. I enjoyed the specular view and I was surprised to see so much of what Memphis Botanic Garden offered. ... Read More
Posted by Ashia Aubrey at Tuesday, June 25, 2013 | 0 comments

Summer doldrums? What summer doldrums?

                Summer has traditionally been a time of relative little activity in the Youth Education Department at MBG. School is out, so booking for field trips and in-school programs tends to drop a bit. But not so this year, according to Kristen Zemaitis, Youth Education Manager: "I just booked three more classes for this week," she tells me on an already busy Tuesday morning. It can be a wonderful break for daycare centers, camps and youth... Read More
Posted by Drew Massengale at Wednesday, June 27, 2012 | 1 comments

Education Staffer Heads Out West for Conservation Training!

    Safari Club International Foundation sponsored 2 Tennessee teachers to attend the American Wilderness Leadership School in Wyoming this summer. I, Charity Novick, Education Programs  Coordinator at Memphis Botanic Garden, was one to receive this chance of a lifetime.  Partially sponsored by SCI and Memphis Botanic Garden, I received a week-long training on Wildlife Conservation, National Archery in the Classroom Program, Wilderness Survival, and Outdoor... Read More
Posted by Charity Siebert at Tuesday, June 26, 2012 | 1 comments


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