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The Science and Practice of Managing Forests in Cities

The past few months have highlighted the importance of parks and nature in cities.

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6/30/20
CEO and Trustee Responsibilities

This comprehensive resource inlcudes a few chapters, one focusing on Enahancing Staff Understanding and the other on Building Working Partnerships. 

 
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5/21/20
AAM Preparing and Considering to Re-Open Resources

The American Alliance of Museums recommends that museums build flexible plans for reopening that are regularly reviewed and refined based on the latest science.

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4/29/20
The Straight Scoop on Integrated Planning

The 2019 Water Infrastructure and Improvement Act (WIIA) codified EPA’s Integrated Municipal Stormwater and Wastewater Planning Approach Framework  in the Clean Water Act.

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3/9/20
Botanic Gardens Conservation International: Botanic gardens and their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals

We need a major paradigm shift in the way we build and operate our gardens and live our lives.

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1/8/20
​The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards

​The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards) are the first and most widely adopted global standards for sustainability reporting.

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10/15/19
Integrating Income, Education, Advocacy, and Service

Public gardens, which are centers for expertise, often have concerns with earned-revenue generation and education seeing consulting income as a conflict with their mission.

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7/9/19
Forest Resources of the United States, 2017: A Technical Document Supporting the Forest Service 2020 RPA Assessment.

The nation’s forest land area remains stable, but the composition and distribution of those forests is changing.

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6/14/19
A Pathway to Sustainable American Cities: A Guide to Implementing the SDGs

With this guide, cities can take advantage of the SDG framework and other cities’ experiences, saving valuable time and resources in setting goals and strategies while not reinventing the wheel.

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2/7/19
Promoting Urban & Community Forestry through Staffing, Volunteer Groups, Tree Boards, & Ordinances

The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances.

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7/2/18

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