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Participate in Green Career Week October 2-6, 2023

Learn how you can participate in Green Career Week which runs October 2-6, 2023. Green Career Week is a national initiative led by Seed Your Future which connects students with professionals in the horticulture industry. Additionally, discover online resources which are available year around to teach youth about green careers in horticulture.

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Introducing the Updated Spongy Moth Activity Guides

Entomological Society of America (ESA) adopted the common name of “spongy moth” (Lymantria dispar) recently. Thus, the Plant Heroes team updated our educational resources about spongy moths to reflect the new name. Learn more about the reason behind the name change and how you can be a plant hero and slow the spread of this invasive species.

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5 Activities To Celebrate Arbor Day

Each year on the last Friday in April, hundreds of people plant trees in observance of Arbor Day.  Planting trees is a tangible way for kids to become Plant Heroes!  Discover 5 activities to help you celebrate Arbor Day with the kids in your life.

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