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.
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.
Learn about American Public Gardens Association’s #ArtForPublicGardens and how you can participate next week from May 15-19, 2023. Discover 5 botanical art projects you can create with the children in your life.
Meet Joshua Canepa Gallo, bilingual environmental educator, in this month’s Plant Heroes blog post. Josh is real life plant hero. We recently asked Joshua to share with us more about his journey to become a plant hero, his work with the Plant Heroes program, and his favorite Plant Heroes resources.
This month, we’re featuring several of our insect-themed educational resources to introduce curious, young minds to the world of insects and their valuable role on our planet.