Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Center for Learning

Monday, October 12th, 2009
 
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San Francisco Botanical Garden is a center for learningLifelong learning is the cornerstone of the San Francisco Botanical Garden’s educational philosophy. Our guest is SFBG Executive Director Michael McKechnie.

Join the San Francisco Botanical Garden

Monday, September 28th, 2009
 
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Jay Estey, SFBG Membership ManagerThere are incredible benefits for those who become a member of the San Francisco Botanical Garden, says Jay Estey, Membership Manager.

Edible Gardens

Monday, September 14th, 2009
 
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Edible Garden at the San Francisco Botanical GardenYou can find out how easy it is to grow your own vegetables in San Francisco by visiting our new demonstration garden. Learn more from Jay Estey, Membership Manager at the San Francisco Botanical Garden.

A Gardening Fair and more!

Monday, July 20th, 2009
 
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Kitty Kisher, SFBG Education Coordinator, at the Summer Garden Fair Education Coordinator Kitty Fisher talks about the many opportunities to learn about gardening at the San Francisco Botanical Garden. Check out our horticultural and botany classes, tours, talks and events!

Walking Tour of the Garden of Fragrance

Monday, June 8th, 2009

 
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Here’s a walking tour of the Garden of Fragrance at the San Francisco Botanical Garden. We encourage you to download it onto your audio player and take the tour guided by docent Ernie Ng. Be sure to download the Walking Tour Guide [pdf].

If you are unable to visit the garden, you can take a virtual tour of the Garden of Fragrance below.

Volunteers in the Garden

Monday, April 6th, 2009

 
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Tom Laursen with SFBG volunteerVolunteers fill an important role at the San Francisco Botanical Garden. Tom Laursen, our Volunteer Services Manager, talks about the variety of volunteer opportunies available.

History of the San Francisco Botanical Garden (Part 2)

Monday, January 26th, 2009
 
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John McClarenDr. Joseph Barbaccia continues the fascinating story of how the San Francisco Botanical Garden and Golden Gate Park came to be. (Dr. Barbaccia is a past president of the Board of Trustees of the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and currently volunteers as a docent at the Garden.)

History of the San Francisco Botanical Garden (Part 1)

Monday, January 12th, 2009

 
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Bird's-eye view of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, 1892Storyteller extraordinaire Dr. Joseph Barbaccia begins the fascinating story of how the San Francisco Botanical Garden and Golden Gate Park came to be. (Dr. Barbaccia is a past president of the Board of Trustees of the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and currently volunteers as a docent at the Garden.)

To learn more, visit Encyclopedia of San Francisco: Golden Gate Park

Children in the Garden

Monday, October 6th, 2008
 
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Child in the GardenYoung children learn by using all of their senses and older kids become engaged by looking for things. What better place for them to learn than in a garden? Annette Huddle, Associate Director of Youth Education at the San Francisco Botanical Garden, is our guest.

A Green Champion

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008
 
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Dr. Peter RavenDr. Peter Raven, recipient of the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society Green Champion Award, describes the Garden’s impact on him as a young person and its value on future generations of children.