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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
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
Deferred Maintenance and Building Health

Check out both this webinar and powerpoint to learn more about how to diagnose your facilities and perform condition assessments and conduct surveys and evaluations of all aspects of facilit

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12/15/17
Review of the Available Literature and Data on the Runoff and Pollutant Removal Capabilities of Urban Trees

The Center for Watershed Protection reviewed a total of 159 publications to evaluate the research questions defined in the scope of this project:

1. What is the effectiveness of urban tree planting on reducing runoff, nutrient and sediment?

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11/15/17
Implementing a New Global Agenda for Cities

Representatives from SDSN’s Sustainable Cities Initiative presented at the annual conference of the American Planning Association in 2017, showcasing efforts to implement and monitor the SDGs in three USA cities:

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10/23/17
The Alliance for Public Gardens GIS

The Alliance for Public Gardens GIS is a consortium of biological collection managers and GIS professionals who are dedicated to making geographic information systems more acces

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10/18/17
No Apologies: Construction as an Opportunity for Guest Engagement

Construction projects are inevitable in public gardens, whether it is a new build or restoration. The common tendency is to anticipate the construction will result in negative consequences.

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7/9/17
An Innovative Green-Roof as a Social Empowerment Tool

CICEANA’s Botanical Garden, located on the rooftop of its headquarters in Mexico City, has acted as a catalyst throughout Mexico for a series of green roof and green spaces projects.

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7/9/17
Running a Production Nursery with a Conservation Focus in the Public Eye

To be tenable in the modern age, botanical gardens are obligated to be more than just display gardens but are called to be active parts of their community, both locally and globally.

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9/24/16
So You Want to Build a Green Wall?

Green walls offer an opportunity to utilize and incorporate vertical spaces into the landscape.

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9/24/16

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