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Seed banks have a significant role in safeguarding the conservation of plant genetic diversity on which our food security rests. This article describes some of the activities of the Australian Seed Bank Partnership.
Federal OSHA now requires certain establishments to electronically report their OSHA injury log by December 15, 2017.
The key points of this briefing paper are the following:
#1 The budgeting process must consider the differing life cycle characteristics between green and gray infrastructure.
Parks have long played an integral role in community landscapes.
This white paper:
•summarizes the history behind the code of ethics’ use of the phrase “direct care of collections”
•reviews the ethical principles regarding responsible governance and collections stewardship
Ten years ago the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria embarked on an ambitious project to collect, treat and distribute storm water from the catchment within and around the botanic garden.
Internationally, gardens hold diverse living collections that can be preserved for genomic research. Workflows have been developed for genomic tissue sampling in other taxa (e.g., vertebrates), but are inadequate for plants.
The following are some of the questions this webinar, presentation, and document seeks to answer:
What is the OSHA standard for control of hazardous energy sources?
While natural disasters cannot be prevented, they can be and must be prepared for. Understanding the risk of not being prepared is the first step in emergency preparedness, and directly applies to facilities management.
For the first time, this peer-reviewed report presents the most up-to-date data on the status of plants on the New England landscape.