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Study links active forest management to reduced tick populations

Active management of forests, including timber harvesting to meet silvicultural objectives, can influence the transmission dynamics of tick-borne diseases such as Lyme, anaplasmosis and babesiosis, according to a new study by a team of University of...

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8/3/21
A Plant That ‘Cannot Die’ Reveals Its Genetic Secrets

Events in the genome of Welwitschia have given it the ability to survive in an unforgiving desert for thousands of years. In a recent study researchers report some of the genetic secrets behind Welwitschia’s unique shape, extreme longevity and profound...

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8/3/21
Sharing Power: A Frank Discussion Between Funders and Grantees

The term “power-sharing” means many things to many people. Hilary Pennington, Executive Vice President of the Ford Foundation, and Sam Cobbs, CEO of Tipping Point Community, join with two of their current grantees —National Immigration Law Center...

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8/3/21
Plant symbiosis: The good, the bad, and the complicated: The 18th Smithsonian Botanical Symposium

The 18th Smithsonian Botanical Symposium, co-hosted by the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany and the United States Botanic Garden, was held virtually over two days on May 13 and 14, 2021. The Symposium, “Plant symbiosis: The good, the bad, and the...

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7/30/21
Loon Preservation Committee works to keep loons’ eerie call echoing across New Hampshire’s lakes

The Loon Preservation Committee, based in New Hampshire, has been studying the breeding behaviors of loons for decades. The Local Motives duo Nate Murray and Cody Pfister went to New Hampshire to learn from the committee team. Climate change, with its...

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7/30/21
College & University Gardens Town Hall

Join the College & University Gardens Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of college and university gardens.

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7/30/21
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Marketing and Communications Town Hall

Join the Marketing and Communications Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of marketing and communications.

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7/28/21
On-Demand: Biodiversity & Conservation | Sustainability Index Series

In this webinar, you'll learn more about how your garden can enhance its biodiversity and conservation goals. Gardens worldwide engage in biodiversity and conservation work through wild collecting trips, preserving specimens in herbaria and seed banks...

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7/28/21
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Finance and Operations Town Hall

Join the Finance and Operations for a Town Hall/Annual Meeting to discuss new ideas and issues in the world of finance and operations.

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7/27/21
Climate Action and Sustainability Plan for Mount Auburn Cemetery

The staff and Board of Trustees declare Mount Auburn’s commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by FY2050 in this document, Mount Auburn’s first Climate Action Plan. This document reports scope 1 and scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions for fiscal years...

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7/26/21
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Horticulture, Greenhouse, and Facilities Town Hall

Join the Horticulture Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of horticulture, greenhouse, and facilities. 

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7/26/21
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Native Plants Town Hall

Join the Native Plants Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of native plants.  

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7/21/21
2021 Plant Collections Network Virtual Forum

All Nationally Accredited Plant Collections™ holders, peer reviewers, and others interested in applying for accreditation through Plant Collections Network were invited to attend our annual Forum. We celebrated our successes, shared future plans, then...

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7/21/21
2021 Annual Conference On-Demand

Missed the conference? Our virtual conference is available on-demand!

All on-demand packages begin with our baseline, which includes all virtual garden tours with Q&A, Industry Insights Rapid Fire, Celebrate Design Rapid Fire, Opening...

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7/19/21
Popularizing an environmental education project: A case study of the eco-picture diary in Yokohama City, Japan

The Eco-Picture Diary Environmental Education Project (EDEEP) was developed and introduced by Recycle Design, a Yokohama-based civil society organization, to inform students, their family members, and other citizens about particular socio-environmental...

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7/16/21
Exploring the Impact of Virtual Programs on Revenue Generation at Cultural Organizations

Join us as we share the results of a 2021 study of 500+ cultural professionals! Since the escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic, digital programming has taken on new importance and prominence across museums and cultural institutions. Many organizations...

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7/16/21
Habitat Tip: Mowing Considerations

Conservation Blueprint's Peter Berthelsen talks about mowing considerations for your pollinator habitat in this Habitat Tip.

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7/16/21
Membership and Development Town Hall

The Development & Membership Community welcomed new community leadership, reflected on events of the last year and discussed the way forward. 

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7/15/21
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TIPS Town Hall/Annual Meeting

Join the TIPS Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of technology and innovation.

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7/14/21
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Small Gardens Town Hall

Join the Small Gardens Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of small gardens.

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7/13/21

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