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Have you Checked your Trees Lately? A Routine Check-up of Trees Saves Lives & Property

Trees provide significant benefits to our homes and communities, but they may also become liabilities when they fall or break apart, causing property damage, personal injuries, and power outages.

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7/2/18
Arboretum Maintenance Plan

Want to be able to formulate a maintenance plan, but need an example of how it has been done? This landscape maintenance manual from The Arboretum at Penn State is a great example resource.  

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6/22/18
Storm Smart Cities: Integrating Green Infrastructure into Local Hazard Mitigation Plans

Communities across the United States are facing a variety of challenges, from outdated infrastructure, to water quality protection, to the need to increase community resilience and mitigate the impacts of flo

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4/13/18
Bellevue Botanical Garden-Sample Work Load Plan

This is a sample work load planning spreadsheet from Bellevue Botanical Gardens.

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2/28/18
Public-Private Partnerships: Leveraging the Strengths of Government and The Private Sector

In this four-part series, EFC director Dan Nees speaks with local government leaders who are partnering with the private sector in innovative ways to better manage stormwater and achieve shared community goals.  These seasoned practitioners share succes

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1/31/18
Green Infrastructure Tools

NOAAs green infrastructure tools, training, and informaton includes videos and other resouces that gardens will find useful when considering their future operational proced

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1/31/18
Policy Options for Climate-Resilient Infrastructure

A new federal infrastructure package presents a critical opportunity to strengthen America’s infrastructure against the growing risks posed by extreme weather and other impacts of climate change.

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1/25/18
BHS Active Shooter Preparedness

Organizations of all kinds are preparing for a frightening new reality: the risk of a targeted violence attack occurring in or around their facility.

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1/24/18
Tree Protection During Design & Construction

Check out this presentation and video from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium, presented by Jeff Dice from University Park, PA. 

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1/17/18
Resource Guide for Planning, Designing, and Implementing Green Infrastructure in Parks

Parks have long played an integral role in community landscapes.

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12/20/17

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