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    National Symposium on Children's Gardening in Ithaca, NY July 11-14

    National Children & Youth Garden Symposium to be held in Ithaca, NY July 11-14

    National Children & Youth Garden Symposium to be held in Ithaca, NY July 11-14

    Alexandria, VA (January 18, 2018) Cornell University’s Garden-Based Learning Program will serve as the local host for the American Horticultural Society’s (AHS) 26th annual National Children & Youth Garden Symposium in Ithaca, New York from July 11 to 14, 2018.

    This professional development event will bring together hundreds of educators, garden designers, community leaders, youth program coordinators, and others from across the country who are dedicated to connecting children and youth to the natural world. Attendees will:

    ● Explore topics ranging from curriculum to program management to garden design and
    maintenance through educational sessions, field trips, and expert keynote presentations.

    ● Experience Central New York's abundant natural beauty and the world-renowned facilities of Cornell University such as Ithaca Children’s Garden and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

    ● Share ideas, success stories, and inspiration with like-minded colleagues from across the
    nation.

    Online registration will open in April and includes discounts for AHS members and students. More program details and online registration are available at www.AHSgardening.org/NCYGS.

    Call: (703) 768-5700

    Follow AHS on Twitter: @AHS_NCYGS (#ncygs18)

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    The American Horticultural Society (AHS), founded in 1922, is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to making America a nation of gardeners, a land of gardens. The mission of the AHS is to open the eyes of all Americans to the vital connection between people and plants, to inspire all Americans to become responsible caretakers of the Earth, to celebrate America’s diversity through the art and science of horticulture; and to lead this effort by sharing the Society’s unique national resources with all Americans.

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