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Core Collections: Focusing and Prioritizing the Living Collections

Public gardens designate Core Collections to focus efforts and achieve excellence among a manageable set of defined plant groups. These “strong suits” help define a garden’s identity and contribute directly to its mission.

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5/8/20
Montgomery Botanical Center Disaster and Response Protocols and Resources

The increased hurricane activity predicted for future decades has serious implications for the important work of Montgomery Botanical Center (MBG).

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12/6/19
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum: Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Plan

This Plan is intended to outline plans for preparing for emergencies and for immediate response and short-term recovery efforts in an emergency.

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12/5/19
Material Transfer Agreement: Living Collections Access and Distribution Form

This is an example from Denver Botanic Gardens of a Material Transfer Agreement:
Living Collections Access and Distribution Form. 

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8/21/19
Standards of Excellence in Plant Collections Management: Self-Assessment Tool

 A companion Self-Assessment Tool is now available to help you evaluate your organization’s current level of collections management.

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5/3/18
Native Plants Materials Policy: A Strategic Framework

Native plant communities are key to ecosystem health, resiliency, and productivity.

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3/15/18