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Introduction to Legal Issues in Collections Management

What legal and ethical issues do we need to worry about when managing collections? Why is Nazi-era art a concern? What does NAGPRA regulate? What is CITES? How can we get rid of deaccessioned objects?

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Working with Disaster Recovery Companies: What You Need to Know

If your institution is affected by a large-scale disaster, you may very well rely on the services of a disaster recovery company to help get back on your feet. What companies are out there and what services do they offer?

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Are You Ready? Your Animals Depend on It-Contingency Planning for Collections

Excellence in stewardship for cultural institutions isn’t just putting together an amazing collection.

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MAP and CAP: Assessment Programs for Small and Mid-Sized Museums

Are you looking to improve your museum’s collections care, organizational management, or community engagement, but don’t know where to begin? Do you have a long list of things you’d like to accomplish, but struggle with limited staff and resources?

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Storage Environments: The Big Picture

Maintaining and managing a preservation environment for collections storage is difficult, expensive, and consumes large amounts of energy.

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Native Plants for the Garden

To help gardeners include more native plants in their gardens, here is a collection of best YouTube videos about native plants and best growing practices. 

 

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Great Urban Parks Campaign: Case Studies

These case studies are successful examples of community engagement, design and planning, fostering partnerships, and procuring funding at parks in Baltimore, Denver, and Atlanta. 

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Great Urban Parks Briefing Papers

These two briefing papers: Green Infrastructure and Park System Planning and Planning for Equity in Parks with Green Infrastructure address the following key points: 

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Financing Green Infrastructure Projects

The key points of this briefing paper are the following: 

#1 The budgeting process must consider the differing life cycle characteristics between green and gray infrastructure.

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Resource Guide for Planning, Designing, and Implementing Green Infrastructure in Parks

Parks have long played an integral role in community landscapes.

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