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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 sta
Public botanical gardens and arboreta are living museums and as such, their core missions
include the collection and display of herbaceous and woody plants from their local region or
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide a consistent methodology for public garden staff to develop and categorize a list of cultivated taxa observed escaping from their locations of cultivation.
This conifer exhibit created by Morton Arboretum is now available for download! These are great digital displays/panels that educate the public about the ecological and social importance of conifers.
This is a great example of a membership brochure.
This is an example of how to design and share an electronic membership application with prospective members.
The Earth's climate is changing.
This membership application and volunteer application is a good example for how a botanical garden can design and put together key information about volunteering and joining different membership levels.
Concern over the use of pesticides in public areas, such as schools, daycare centers, and parks, has prompted some state and local governments to severely restrict or ban pesticides in these locations.
A community with dense overhead tree canopy may benefit from reduced stormwater runoff volume through interception, transpiration, and infiltration but may also suffer from excess nutrients leached to nearby receiving waters from leaf litter. Bill Selbi