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With the spring travel season arriving and new countries to explore, what should you do to prepare for a safe travel experience? How can you protect employees while traveling internationally? Before you pack your bags, here are some helpful tips to...
The history of botanical gardens, from ancient Egyptian and Roman roots, through medieval and Renaissance developments, and up to 21st century developments, is chronicled in a new article, ‘Western Botanical Gardens: History and Evolution’ by Donald A...
"Habit can, and should, be a positive concept in a nonprofit. Nowhere is habit more important than the area of workplace safety..." (excerpt)
"The arboretum discovered the entire donation to be fake, and the “legal and permit fees” were actually wired to a fraudulent overseas account." (excerpt)
Having an accident investigation process is critical to properly handle visitor injuries when they arise and mitigate future loss. Follow these best practices on how to investigate visitor accidents.
This document provides a voluntary code of conduct regarding the management of invasive plant species. Learn how to conduct an institution-wide review examining all departments and activities that provide opportunities to stem the proliferation of...
Why Benchmark Plant Collections?
- Compare your collection with others
- Define your collection’s scope
- Verify what’s special, unique, common
- Use results to make decisions – what to keep, what to cull, what to seek ...
The Curators Committee of the American Association of Museums (CurCom) first developed A Code of Ethics for Curators in 1983 and revised the document in 1996. Recognizing that museums and museum work change over time and regularly present new concerns...
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