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One Botanic Garden That Weathered Hurricane Irma Well

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Just 10 days after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden reopened and was fully operational including exhibits, ongoing activities and educational programming. One of their biggest efforts, The Million Orchid Project, involves restoring imperiled native orchids to the south Florida landscape with community involvement.

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More Funds for School Gardens

The USDA recently announced a new program that will develop and run community gardens at impoverished schools. Students will have the opportunity to learn about agriculture and nutrition in the gardens. Read more about the People’s Garden School Pilot Program.

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