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The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation: 2011-2020
The adoption of a Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) by the Convention on Biological Diversity in 2002 marked an important advance in raising awareness of the threats faced by plants worldwide, as well as providing, for the first time, a co
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10/26/15
Strengthening the Conservation Value of Ex Situ Tree Collections

With 10% of trees (>8,000 species) threatened with extinction there is an urgent need for botanical gardens to protect threatened trees in dedicated conservation collections.

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10/26/15
2013 Marketing & Communications Section Survey Results

A survey was distributed to American Public Gardens Association members who attended the American Public Gardens Association Marketing and Communications Section luncheon at the 2013 conference, using a list generated at that meeting.

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10/26/15
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
Social Media Policies

When you start thinking about your social media policy, don’t think of it as a punitive document that outlines a framework for disciplining various infractions.

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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
Aligning Your Hazard Communication Program with GHS
Hazard communication programs and workplace signs at all establishments must be GHS-compliant by June 1, 2016.  
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10/23/15
Employee vs. Independent Contractor

Employer misclassification has a direct impact on employee eligibility for benefits, taxation and legal protections such as minimum wage and overtime rights.

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10/23/15
Best Practices for Hiring Drivers

Since the quality of your drivers affects the bottom line, the safety of others on the road and your public garden’s good reputation, it is imperative to establish a driver selection program to hire the best, most qualified drivers.

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10/23/15
EECapacity for Public Garden Educators

A webinar-based course on environmental education.

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10/16/14

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