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Using Living Collections as an Unparalleled Resource for Research in Plant Conservation

Botanical gardens and their living collections have unique but underutilized resources for plant biology research.

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9/24/16
Beyond Lists & Labels: Integrating Data for Curation & Research

Digitization, integration, and optimization of collections data can pay dividends across the board from management efficiency to innovative research activity.

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9/24/16
Climate is Changing Collections Management

As climate change places continued pressure upon wild-plant populations, botanical gardens and arboreta become increasingly indispensable conservation agents.

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9/24/16
Photo-Verification: Digital Images as Verification Tools

What??? Can’t afford to fly the taxonomist 1,200 miles back to your garden 3-4 times/year to verify one genus?

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9/24/16
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Severe Weather Data and Information

As spring arrives, it brings with it warmer weather, blossoming trees and flowers, singing birds, and severe weather such as hail, high winds, and tornadoes.

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10/28/15
Soil Moisture Data

Soil moisture is a key factor in determining the annual progress of natural environments and human systems.

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10/28/15
Precipitation

As was felt recently at the South Carolina Botanical Garden, extreme precipitation and flooding can be exceptionally devastating. Excess rains can wash away trails, compromise bridges, and harm many varieties of plants in public gardens.

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10/28/15
Cyber Security and Privacy

With the enormous amount of sensitive information stored digitally, public garden’s need to take proper measures to ensure this data is never comprised. Ultimately, it is the public garden’s responsibility to protect their patrons’ data.

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10/26/15
Cyber Risks and Liabilities

A data breach can directly affect your relationship with your customers or clients. They may not feel safe doing business with you anymore, and you must be prepared to prevent that.

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10/26/15

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