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The history of the Morris Arboretum can be told through its eldest trees. Every scar and abnormality present on these immense specimens inspire awe, enrich visitor experience, and provide a glimpse into the past of the gardens.
The below case studies were collected and shared in a September 2018 Newsletter from the Center for Plant Conservation.
The first two decades of the twenty-first century have seen a rapid rise in the mobilization of digital biodiversity data.
Botanic gardens around the world maintain collections of living plants for science, conservation, education, beauty and more.
Public gardens have an obligation to uphold the highest ethical standards, including when it comes to development and management of the collections in our care.
Ten years ago the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria embarked on an ambitious project to collect, treat and distribute storm water from the catchment within and around the botanic garden.
The impacts from climate change are increasing the possibility of vulnerable coastal species and habitats crossing critical thresholds that could spur rapid and possibly irreversible changes.
As stewards of living collections, public garden staff safeguard plants in the best interest of their organizations and audiences.
The mission of the Chicago Horticultural Society is to stimulate and develop an appreciation and understanding of gardening, botany, and conservation by developing gardens, plant collections, and education and research programs of excellence while provi