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Botanic Garden of Smith College Collections Policy 2018

The purpose of the Collections Policy is to guide the curation of the plants that are accessioned and maintained by the Botanic Garden of Smith College in the Lyman Conservatory, campus arboretum, named gardens, campus plantings, and natural areas.

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1/30/19
Conservation of threatened plant species in botanic garden reserves in Brazil

Over the last few decades botanic gardens worldwide have been encouraged to adopt complementary measures for the conservation of plant species from their own

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1/30/19
Global Forest Watch: Data and tools for monitoring forests around the world

Global Forest Watch (GFW) is an online platform that provides data and tools for monitoring forests.

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1/28/19
Bridging the gap between conservation practitioner and remote sensing science

The rapid advancements in remote sensing technology offer a unique opportunity to address the increasing rates of ecosystem degradation and biodiversity loss.

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1/28/19
Identifying and addressing information gaps in plant databases to support emerging planting design technologies promoting biodiversity and ecological benefits

The PCA welcomed Doug Tallamy, Mary Phillips, John Rowden, and Judy Venonsky as panelists (Moderated by Casey Sclar) on “Identifying and addressing information gaps in plant databases to support emerging planting design technologies promoting biodiversi

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1/28/19
Nomenclature Web Resource Guide

This Nomenclature Web Resource Guide was assembled by the Plant Nomenclature & Taxonomy Community.

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1/25/19
Online Resources for Nomenclatural Verification

This is a list of Online Resources for Nomenclatural Verification assembled by the Plant Nomenclature & Taxonomy Community.

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1/25/19
Online Herbaria Guide

This Online Herbaria Guide was assembled by the Plant Nomenclature & Taxonomy Community. It provides a list of herbaria for research purposes. 

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1/25/19
The Bien R Package: A tool to access the Botanical Information and Ecology Network (BIEN) database

1. There is an urgent need for large-scale botanical data to improve our understanding
of community assembly, coexistence, biogeography, evolution, and many other

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1/17/19
New Research and BMPs in Natural Areas: A Synthesis of the Pollinator Management Symposium from the 44th Natural Areas Conference, October 2017

To address the growing interest and expressed need for pollinator management strategies a special pollinator symposium was held at the 2017 annual conference of the Natural Areas Association, curated by William Carromero of the US Forest Service and Lis

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1/9/19

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