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LearnToEngage

Do you work as an educator in a botanic garden or museum in Italy, Portugal or the UK? LearnToEngage is an exciting new suite of professional development modules for botanic garden staff...

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12/13/17
Joint Fire Science Program Fire Science Exchange Network: 2016 Evaluation Report

The National Evaluation of the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) aims to assess the processes and outcomes of fifteen regional Fire Science Exchanges (Exchanges) and Exchanges’ programming at the aggregate national level. This ongoing evaluation...

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11/17/17
Coastal Risk Reduction Framework

This document is aimed at communities and organizations responsible for management of coastal zones, their risks and resources, and offers the benefit of a wide range of experience from around the world. The...

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11/16/17
Land-use change and forestry programmes

Evidence gap maps (EGMs) aim to inform funding and research decision-making by compiling existing research accessibily in one place in a way that also shows limitations and gaps. This report summarises the methods and findings of an EGM on land-use...

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11/16/17
Climate Change and Water Tools

The “Being Prepared for Climate Change” workbook is a step by step guide for place-based organizations to develop risk-based climate change adaptation plans. This interactive...

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11/15/17
The Wallace Foundation

​​This site offers general resources – including articles and studies by leading thinkers in the field of nonprofit finances – on why strong...

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11/7/17
BIE-Project Based Learning

The Buck Institute for Education (BIE) shows teachers how to use Project Based Learning in all grade levels and subject areas. As a mission-driven nonprofit organization, BIE creates, gathers, and shares high-quality...

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11/6/17
Integrated Science and Art Education for Creative Climate change Communication

An interdisciplinary field trip to a remote marine lab joined graduate students from fine arts and natural resource science departments to think creatively about the topic of climate change and science communication. We followed a learning cycle...

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10/23/17
Capturing Change: The Duality of Time-lapse Imagery to Acquire Data and Depict Ecological Dynamics

This article investigates the scientific and communicative value of time-lapse imagery by exploring applications for data collection and visualization. Time-lapse imagery has a myriad of possible applications to study and depict ecosystems and...

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10/23/17
A New Approach to Conservation: Using Community Empowerment for Sustainable Well-being

The global environmental conservation community recognizes that the participation of local communities is essential for the success of conservation initiatives; however, much work remains to be done on how to integrate conservation and human...

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10/23/17
Measuring Environmental Education Outcomes

In this e-book, 20 educators across the U.S. are trying to offer a fresh look at environmental education outcomes and their measurement. Outcomes measures are used in environmental education program evaluation. A number of resources support educators’...

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10/19/17
Climate is Changing Collections Management

As climate change places continued pressure upon wild-plant populations, botanical gardens and arboreta become increasingly indispensable conservation agents. Not only are collection managers faced with harder...

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9/24/16
Western Botanical Gardens: History and Evolution

The history of botanical gardens, from ancient Egyptian and Roman roots, through medieval and Renaissance developments, and up to 21st century developments, is chronicled in a new article, ‘Western Botanical Gardens: History and Evolution’ by Donald A...

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1/25/16
The Morton Arboretums New Master Plan for Collections

This document contains a Public Garden article titled The Morton Arboretums New Master Plan for Collections by Kunso Kim and Marcus de la Fleur.

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11/4/15
The New York Botanical Garden Collections Master Plan Evaluation Worksheet

This document contains the Evaluation Worksheet for The New York Botanical Garden Collections Master Plan. 

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11/4/15
North America Drought Monitor

A collaboration between Canada, Mexico and the US, the North America Drought Monitor produces a monthly drought conditions map. Downloadable drought data are provided free to the public.

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11/1/15
Waste Audit Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University has completed a comprehensive waste audit on campus, and has identified a need to reimagine waste stream management.

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11/1/15
Zero Waste Resources

Zero Waste means designing and managing products and processes to systematically avoid and eliminate the volume and toxicity of waste and materials, conserve and recover all resources, and not burn or bury them.

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11/1/15
Cornell Waste Management Institute Composting Resources

Large scale composting siting and operations resources

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11/1/15

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