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The purpose of a Natural Areas Land Management Plan for the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum is to create a forward-focused systematic document that covers the most essential topics for land management.
This tree plan, not only comprises a history of trees that once stood in the Park and catalogues the trees currently standing, but also directs the succession and maintenance of the tree canopy that future generations of Park users will enjoy.
The below case studies were collected and shared in a September 2018 Newsletter from the Center for Plant Conservation.
This is an example of how a historic landscape and public garden used GIS to map, track, and monitor tree health on their grounds.
This Guide is a tool for those seeking to design a cost-effective and fit-for-purpose data and information system for the Sustainable Development Goals. It is aimed at key decisionmakers seeking to harness the full power of data to achieve the SDGs
Under the USA Sustainable Cities Initiative (USASCI), Baltimore completed a report entitled “Baltimore’s Sustainable Future: Localizing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Strategies and Indicators”, which recommends local indicators for achieving the
Storms happen and the urban forest responds accordingly to steps taken beforehand to create storm-response resilience. Recovery from storms also happens and the success is predictable based on how well a community prepares in advance to respond.
What happens when a Canadian botanic garden receives a $25 million gift from His Highness the Aga Khan?
Public gardens evolve over time: A private estate opens to the public, a developing cultural hub seeks to better integrate its member institutions, a landfill turned garden expands its offerings.
Decision-makers and managers are increasingly being asked to make decisions in the context of uncertainty, with climate change adding new sources of complexity.