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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
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Making Safety a Habit

"Habit can, and should, be a positive concept in a nonprofit. Nowhere is habit more important than the area of workplace safety..." (excerpt)

By: Melanie Herman, Nonprofit Risk Management Center
 
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1/25/16
Social Engineering: Good Intentions, Devastating Results

"The arboretum discovered the entire donation to be fake, and the “legal and permit fees” were actually wired to a fraudulent overseas account."  (excerpt)

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1/6/16
Best Practices: Visitor Accident Investigation

Having an accident investigation process is critical to properly handle visitor injuries when they arise and mitigate future loss. Follow these best practices on how to investigate visitor accidents.

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11/30/15
Invasive Plant Species Voluntary Codes of Conduct for Botanic Gardens & Arboreta

This document provides a voluntary code of conduct regarding the management of invasive plant species.

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11/30/15
Benchmarking Collections Case Study, Orchids

Why Benchmark Plant Collections?

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11/18/15
AAM 2009 Curators Code of Ethics

The Curators Committee of the American Association of Museums (CurCom) first developed A Code of Ethics for Curators in 1983 and revised the document in 1996.

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11/18/15

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