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Outreach Programs Cater to the Young

  Recently, our Outreach program has had to the opportunity to share with some younger sprouts. Studies show that the earlier years, 0-3 are vital in the development of long term interest in and care for the earth. As James J. Heckman writes, “learning starts in infancy, long before formal education begins, and continues throughout life. Early learning begets later learning and early success breeds later success .” 85% of brain development occurs before the... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden News at Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Tennessee Plant Conservation Allianc

Botanic gardens are not just beautiful places to visit, but also serve an important role in the conservation of plant diversity. One of the significant ways that botanic gardens engage with conservation is by safeguarding rare and threatened species.     For example, we have been growing Echicnacea tenneseensis, a species endemic to central TN, as well as Helianthus verticillatus, beautiful sunflower listed as endangered due to its limited habitats in... Read More
Posted by Memphis Botanic Garden News at Friday, March 24, 2017


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