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Year: 2023


Longtime Education Director for Memphis Botanic Garden, Gina Harris has continuously grown the scope and impact of their environmental outreach programs, now impacting near 40,000 students per year. The children’s garden, ‘My Big Backyard’ connects children to nature; ‘Caterpillar Club’ engages the youngest visitors in the garden; ‘Ready Set Grow’ reaches underserved schools; and ‘Environmental Playhouse’ uses theater to tell important stories. Harris does important work connecting children to the environment in Memphis and beyond.