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6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress Abstracts

The 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress, in connection with the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the foundation of the Botanical Garden of Geneva, was held in Geneva from the 25th to 30th June, 2017, at the International Conference Center of Ge

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1/31/18
The Triple Bottom Line and Sustainable Economic Development Theory and Practice

The triple bottom line refers to economic, environmental, and social value of an investment and is related to the concept of sustainable development.

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1/29/18
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
Guide to Public-Private Collaboration On City Climate Resilience Planning

When city leaders and business leaders collaborate, it can lead to a virtuous circle through which initial resilience actions by cities lead to actions by businesses that lead to further action by cities.

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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
SEL Field Guide

The Social and Emotiona Learning (SEL) Challenge was designed to identify promising practices for empathy, teamwork, initiative, responsibility, and problem solving.

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1/23/18
National Strategy and Action Plan for the Role of Australia’s Botanic Gardens in Adapting to Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report concluded that human induced climate change is expected to have a discernable influence on many physical and biological systems.

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1/22/18
Playing Your Part: An Orchestra's Guide to Public Policy Advocacy

This guide can be applied to public gardens as a resource for public policy advocacy. When you’re telling a prospective donor, reporter, or civic leader what your garden does and why it matters, you’re engaging in advocacy.

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1/18/18
National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration

The PCA Federal Committee, chaired by the Bureau of Land Management, developed the “National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration 2015-2020” in cooperation with Federal and non-Federal partners.

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1/18/18
An Ethics Checklist for Curators of Living Plant Collections

Public gardens have an obligation to uphold the highest ethical standards, including when it comes to development and management of the collections in our care.

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1/17/18

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