Category Archives: Environment and Energy

“Growing” Up at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Brooklyn Botanic Garden was one of 10 winners of the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for libraries and museums that are serving their communities in … Continue reading

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A Priority to Create More Inclusive Outdoor Experiences, Boosted with IMLS Support

By Lucille Gertz Statewide Education Projects Manager, Massachusetts Audubon Society Mass Audubon strives to welcome and engage a wide range of visitors. By making our nineteen nature centers more accessible, and by creating accessible trail experiences, we’re working hard to … Continue reading

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Tackling the Climate Change Conversation: Community of Practice Starts with IMLS Grant

By John C. Anderson Director of Education, New England Aquarium Museums and libraries work to shape the world to be better – better informed, healthier, more vibrant, more just or more sustainable. In 2008, IMLS funded the “Ocean Change Education Aquarium … Continue reading

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National Leadership Grant Video: San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts’ Center for Creative Energy

By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor In this video interview, Curator of Education Megan DiRienzo describes the Center for Creative Energy, a partnership among the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, the Upper Colorado River Authority, and the local school district. It’s a … Continue reading

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