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Spending at least 120 minutes a week in nature is associated with good health and wellbeing

A growing body of epidemiological evidence indicates that greater exposure to, or ‘contact with’, natural environments (such as parks, woodlands and beaches) is associated with better health and well-being, at least among populations in high income, lar

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1/16/20
Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities Grounds

Today's grounds manager has to be a scientist, a phychologist, an artist and designer, a business administrator, and an astute politician.

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1/13/20
What Happens When Permeable Pavements Freeze?

Permeable pavements rapidly drain surface water through its joint spaces and therefore has the potential to prevent ice from forming on its surface during winter conditions.

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1/13/20
Scaling-Up Your Urban Wood Opportunities: A Role for Everyonee

We are at a tipping point in local markets for urban-sourced wood all over the world.  In most large cities you can find entrepreneurs who are stocking up and preparing wood for a growing market.

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1/8/20
Buying better biosecurity: Plant-buying behaviour and the implications for an accreditation scheme in the horticultural sector

The horticultural trade relies on healthy plants to flourish. However, its very nature
means that it is also a key pathway for the introduction and spread of plant pests and diseases.

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1/8/20
Public Involvement in Green Infrastructure Maintenance on Local Streets Case Study: Green Streets Program in the City of Vancouver

This professional research project conducted a case study of the Green Streets Program
(“GSP”), a volunteer program of street garden maintenance provided by the City of Vancouver

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1/8/20
Optimization Modeling: Can We Plan Our Infrastructure More Efficiently?

The Minnesota Stormwater Seminar Series brings nationally recognized experts in stormwater management and green infrastructure to Minnesota for dialogue and discussion.

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12/19/19
Innovations in plant genetics adapting agriculture to climate change

Developing new genotypes of plants is one of the key options for adaptation of agriculture to climate change. Plants may be required to provide resilience in changed climates or support

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12/16/19
Creating a More Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Garden: Workshop Facilitator Handbook

As the American Public Garden Association’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA) Committee works to develop strategy, resources, and tools for member gardens like yours, it has become apparent that there is no “one size fits all” solut

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12/16/19
Sarah P. Duke Gardens Storm Preparation Plan

Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina has put together a storm preparedness plan in anticipation of more frequent extreme storms. 

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12/11/19

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