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Green Infrastructure Tools

NOAAs green infrastructure tools, training, and informaton includes videos and other resouces that gardens will find useful when considering their future operational proced

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1/31/18
Policy Options for Climate-Resilient Infrastructure

A new federal infrastructure package presents a critical opportunity to strengthen America’s infrastructure against the growing risks posed by extreme weather and other impacts of climate change.

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1/25/18
BHS Active Shooter Preparedness

Organizations of all kinds are preparing for a frightening new reality: the risk of a targeted violence attack occurring in or around their facility.

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1/24/18
Tree Protection During Design & Construction

Check out this presentation and video from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium, presented by Jeff Dice from University Park, PA. 

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1/17/18
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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12/20/17
Understanding Your Obligations Under OSHA's LOTO Requirements

The following are some of the questions this webinar, presentation, and document seeks to answer: 

What is the OSHA standard for control of hazardous energy sources?

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12/15/17
Educational Facilities Insight: Fixing Your Gaps In Catastrophe Readiness

While natural disasters cannot be prevented, they can be and must be prepared for. Understanding the risk of not being prepared is the first step in emergency preparedness, and directly applies to facilities management.

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12/15/17
Urban Water Blueprint

This report addresses a critical issue facing mayors in cities around the world: access to clean and adequate water supplies.

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11/15/17
Review of the Available Literature and Data on the Runoff and Pollutant Removal Capabilities of Urban Trees

The Center for Watershed Protection reviewed a total of 159 publications to evaluate the research questions defined in the scope of this project:

1. What is the effectiveness of urban tree planting on reducing runoff, nutrient and sediment?

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11/15/17
Safety Matters: Avoiding Painful and Costly Slips

Working in a public garden means that your workday depends somewhat on the weather. Wet walking surfaces both indoors and out can present serious slipping hazards for you, your co-workers and guests.

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11/3/17

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