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MA-10-14-0373-14

New England Wild Flower Society
Fiscal Year: 
2014
Award: 
$65,106.00
City: 
Framingham
State: 
MA
Recipient Type: 
Museum
Program: 
Museums for America
Program Categories: 
Learning Experiences (NLG-Museums)
Issue Areas: 

The New England Wild Flower Society will develop an engaging, easily accessible curriculum of introductory online courses in botany, plant ecology, and native plant horticulture, which will be made available to conservation and educational organizations throughout the Northeastern U.S. via a new digital portal. These comprehensive classes in plant science will be available online for diverse lifelong learners and will incorporate classroom, online, and field participation by students; foster connections among students and mentors; and create a rich suite of learning opportunities.