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Guiding your Garden to Greatness through MAP, the Museum Assessment Program

The Museum Assessment Program (MAP) is a confidential process meant to encourage strategic planning toward the goal of institutional excellence.

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Making the Case for Climate Action

Public gardens have a unique set of resources that can be used to make a difference in our national responses to climate change. Learn how some gardens have negotiated this tricky subject and embraced the role

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Inspired Internships: Infusing Leadership Experiences into High School-, Undergraduate- & Graduate-Level Internships

How can we help identify and train the public garden and environmental leaders of tomorrow? By starting early!

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Inspiration to Conservation

Public gardens seek to inspire the appreciation of nature. Many gardens also seek to conserve nature. But often these two key motivations, inspiration and conservation, live in separate domains.

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Hurricane Sandy Benefits: Collaborative Research & the Consortium of Coastal Parks

Climate change is affecting public landscapes now. Research into managing existing landscapes and designing new ones is critical if our parks and gardens are to adapt.

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Gardens After Dark

Gardens at night offer a sense of mystery, heightening other senses as vision slips away.

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Develop, Launch, & Sell Private Label Products in the Public Garden World

Your gift shop has the potential to be more than a retail space that sells magnets, pens, and hats with your institution’s logo. Private label products in your gift shop can be a fiscally beneficial extension o

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Climate is Changing Collections Management

As climate change places continued pressure upon wild-plant populations, botanical gardens and arboreta become increasingly indispensable conservation agents.

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An Ecologist in the Garden: Public Garden Management Lessons from Natural Areas Ecology

As public gardens continue to place increased emphasis on sustainable landscape and operational strategies, learning to look to the sciences of ecology and natural areas management becomes of greater practical

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Acting on Strategic Imperative for Public Garden Sustainability

The Public Garden Sustainability Index is an industry-specific tool to help gardens, large and small, meaningfully act upon this opportunity and fulfill the evolving stewardship responsibility that lies at the

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