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A Focus on Sustainability is a collaborative series between the Ecological Landscape Alliance, Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council, ReScape, Deep Roots Kansas City, and the American Public Gardens Association.
Paul Redman, President and CEO, Longwood Gardens
Julie Moir Messervy, Founder and Principal, Julie Moir Messervy Design Studio
With increased intensification in cities throughout the world, urban trees are often at risk of becoming damaged by construction impacts, such as utility trenching or pavement / sidewalk repair.
The past few months have highlighted the importance of parks and nature in cities.
The Association's HGF Community meeting/town hall discusses and shares ideas on a variety of topics: Operations under new guidelines & how gardens are planning for this, practices & tips, how to reopen gardens safely, what other gardens are doin
Tree planting can help communities achieve many resiliency goals such as cooling heat islands, reducing stormwater floods, and building neighborhood cohesion.
These suggested protocols can help institutions maintain essential functions in the face of a massive workforce reduction of prolonged duration.
The Earth's climate is changing.
Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina has put together a storm preparedness plan in anticipation of more frequent extreme storms.