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Becoming Sentinels Against Invasive Plants: Rolling Out Guidelines to Develop Your Garden's Plant List

This webinar, originally held on January 22, 2020, describes the background of Public Gardens as Sentinels against Invasive Plants and describes recommended guidelines to help gardens develop and categorize lists of taxa escaping cultivation using a...

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1/24/20
2018 Plant Collections Symposium Session and Speaker Recordings

October 17 Morning Sessions at University of British Columbia:  

  • Adapting a World-Renowned Botanic Garden to Climate Change-Chris Cole (Speaker): https://www.
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11/13/18
A Changing Climate for Agriculture: Tools for Kick-starting Adaptation

This webinar introduces tools for collecting climate data, and how an Extension audience can use this data to support...

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11/16/17
Seed Zones & Population Movement Guidelines: Concepts & Tools

The USDA Forest Service Reforestation, Nurseries, and Genetics Resources team had their third discussion webinar about what it will take...

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11/16/17
PRE Pairing for Success: Emerging Invasives, Contentious Cultivars, and Common Ground

Meet the science-based, horticultural plant risk analysis tool that is good for business and the environment. Known as PlantRight “PRE” (Plant Risk Evaluator), this 20-question, online tool, and database enables Gardens to know before they grow if a...

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7/9/17
Using Living Collections as an Unparalleled Resource for Research in Plant Conservation

Botanical gardens and their living collections have unique but underutilized resources for plant biology research. Living collections are essentially large common gardens able to advance fields of genetics,...

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9/24/16
Beyond Lists & Labels: Integrating Data for Curation & Research

Digitization, integration, and optimization of collections data can pay dividends across the board from management efficiency to innovative research activity. Unfortunately, this data often remains...

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9/24/16
Whither Conservation? The Nation’s Largest Collaborative Botanic Garden Networks United to Empower Conservation for All

How can your garden support plant conservation? Unsure where to start? These and other common questions will be addressed by presenters from the four major botanic garden networks— the American Public Gardens...

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9/24/16