National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) is now accepting applications for its Environmental Journalism Program designed for professional journalists (staff or freelance) working in broadcast, print, online, and new media. The immersive five-day program provides a background in tropical botany,ecology, and conservation, and is structured to enhance well-informed, accurate reporting on environmental issues with a focus on tropical and island systems.
NTBG provides richly varied indoor and outdoor living classroom settings in which to study and experience new and traditional ideas while exploring critical concepts of biology, ethnobotany, biocultural conservation, habitat restoration, seed banking,agroforestry, and herbaria with a focus on the biodiversity of tropical and sub-tropical regions.
The program is offered on the island of Kauai from May 4-8. The deadline to apply is February 25. For more information and to apply, visit: https://ntbg.org/education/professional