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Oaks are critical to the health and function of forest and shrubland habitats in the United States, but many native oaks are threatened with extinction in the wild.
In October 2018, the Stockholm Resilience Centre released a report “Transformation is Feasible” to the Club of Rome on how to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals within Planetary Boundaries.
Improving urban forests is one of the solutions to achieving several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and making cities healthier and more livable for people.
This tree plan, not only comprises a history of trees that once stood in the Park and catalogues the trees currently standing, but also directs the succession and maintenance of the tree canopy that future generations of Park users will enjoy.
The Southeastern Virginia Phenology Network is a partnership between Old Dominion Univeristy (ODU) and Norfolk Botanical Gardens.
In 2012, more than two million acres of important sage-brush habitat burned in four Western States.
Representatives from SDSN’s Sustainable Cities Initiative presented at the annual conference of the American Planning Association in 2017, showcasing efforts to implement and monitor the SDGs in three USA cities:
Earth has daunting climatic and socioeconomic challenges. Gardens wish to do their part in preserving biodiversity, but best practices are essential when working with and protecting wild populations.
Climate change is affecting public landscapes now. Research into managing existing landscapes and designing new ones is critical if our parks and gardens are to adapt.