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An Ethics Checklist for Curators of Living Plant Collections

Public gardens have an obligation to uphold the highest ethical standards, including when it comes to development and management of the collections in our care.

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1/17/18
AAM Direct Care of Collections: Ethics, Guidelines, and Recommendations

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

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12/19/17
From Idea to Realization: BGCI's Manual on Planning, Developing, and Managing Botanic Gardens
With an awareness of the global multilateral environmental agreements (or ‘MEAs’) that shape many national laws and conservation initiatives, botanic garden managers can develop policies that foster outward-looking part
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11/1/17
Fairchild Tropical Gardens Collection Policy 2009

The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden collection policy is designed to guide the
implementation of the institutional mission and goals through the development and

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11/4/15
Montgomery Botanical Center Plant Collections Policy

This policy is to guide the development and management of the living collections at Montgomery Botanical Center (MBC).

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11/4/15
The Polly Hill Arboretum Collection Policy

The collection policy is set forth as a guideline in developing and managing the plant collections of the Polly Hill Arboretum. This policy applies to all plants that are accessioned by the curatorial staff of the Arboretum.

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11/4/15
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Living Collection Policy

The Living Collection supports the Garden’s programs in horticulture, conservation, education and research.

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11/4/15
Arnold Arboretum Living Collections Policy

The Living Collections Policy (reviewed and approved in 2016) of the Arnold Arboretum guides the development, management, and enhancement of the ins

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11/4/15
Morton Arboretum Plant Collections Policy

The purpose of the Morton Arboretum Plant Collections Policy is to provide a guideline in developing and managing plant collections at The Morton Arboretum.

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11/4/15
Holden Arboretum Collections Policy

The Holden Arboretum collects and displays a diversity of plants for evaluation, enjoyment and educational purposes, in order to convey sustainable plant choices recommended for our region.

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11/4/15

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