The Climate Toolkit provides quarterly webinars as a free service to keep the conversation going on the various Toolkit goals and how to reach them. Past webinars can be viewed below.


Sign up for the fourth Webinar: “Climate Change and Water: Reduction, Collection, Research and Outreach”

We are pleased to announce the fourth installment of our free, quarterly Climate Toolkit Webinar Series which will be held on Wed., Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. EST. The topic of the next webinar is Climate Change and Water: Reduction, Collection, Research and Outreach. The one-hour webinar will delve into new research on how climate change is impacting our waterways, examples of rainwater collection and reducing institutional water consumption, and how to educate the public to follow your lead.

Presenters:

  • Dr. Adam J. Heathcote, senior scientist, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, the Science Museum of Minnesota
  • Dr. Steve Windhager, executive director, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
  • Joseph Rothleutner, director of horticulture and facilities, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
  • Adam Haas, interpretive program manager, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Register Here


Webinar 3: Climate Communication – How to Talk to Your Stakeholders About Climate Change

June 9, 2021

The third webinar discusses Climate Communication: How to Talk to Your Stakeholders About Climate Change with presentations from Jeremy Joslin, director of education at the Morton Arboretum, Sarah States, director of research and science education at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and Maria Wheeler-Dubas, science education outreach manager at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

The webinar discusses the best practices for communication about climate change to internal and external stakeholders alike, from using storytelling to help your visitors understand the specific regional impacts of climate change to making climate action and education a part of your strategic plan.


Webinar 2: Calculating Emissions

March 10, 2021

On Wed., March 10, the second installment of the Climate Toolkit Webinar Series reviewed the EPA’s Simplified Greenhouse Gas Emissions Calculator, which allows institutions to establish an essential baseline for implementation of energy reduction strategies. The event featured presentations from Mt. Cuba Center of Delaware and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens of Pennsylvania, both of whom completed their own baseline audits. 


Webinar 1: Energy Solutions

Dec. 9, 2020

On Wed., Dec. 9, our first Climate Toolkit Webinar covered topics including energy reduction, on-site generation and transitioning to renewable energy, and featured presentations from Mt. Cuba Center of Delaware, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens of Pennsylvania, and Norfolk Botanic Garden of Virginia.