In her wise and elegant new book, “Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants,” Dr. Jane Goodall with Gail Hudson, blends her experience in nature with her enthusiasm for botany to give readers a deeper understanding of the world around us. Continuing their exploration here, Dr. Goodall provides ideas and inspiration for what readers can do to get involved in and protect the world of plants.
The SummerTree Institute is a nonprofit organization that provides a variety of opportunities to learn about the environment, whether your interest is water-wise landscaping, identifying ancient plants, or saving native trees from land development. They offer DVDS, how-to manuals, as well as hands-on expeditions.
Earth Expeditions offers individuals of all disciplines and backgrounds the opportunity to participate in hands-on plant and animal conservation at field sites worldwide. You can learn about the forest and marine ecology of Belize or the tropical biodiversity of the Amazon, all while earning graduate credits.
Join TreeSisters, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to create a global network of women focused on learning from and protecting the natural world. You can start your own tree sister group if you have a specific project or mission you’d like to lead.
To learn more about Dr. Goodall’s new book, please visit the “Seeds of Hope” page at www.janegoodall.org/seedsofhope. Have you missed some of our earlier blog posts? Don’t worry, see all of them below!