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Plant and fungal specimens provide the auditable evidence that a particular organism
occurred at a particular place, and at a particular point in time, verifying past occurrence
The adoption of a Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) in 2002 and its subsequent renewal in 2010 were significant milestones for the Convention on Biological Diversity.
This is a guide to writing plant names developed for use at The Arboretum at Penn State.
This survey conducted in fall 2019 was part of a research project for a masters degree at Vancouver Island University, in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The survey was administered by Jodi Healy in collaboration with the Alliance for Public Garde
The format of this edited volume offers each of the three communities (natural history museums, botanical gardens, zoological gardens) the opportunity to present their cutting-edge research and communications outreach activities.
Public gardens designate Core Collections to focus efforts and achieve excellence among a manageable set of defined plant groups. These “strong suits” help define a garden’s identity and contribute directly to its mission.
Maintaining a living plant collection is the most common method of ex situ conservation for plant
This is an example of a Disaster Plan with a specific focus on plant collections management and prioritization. This includes a Trillium Collection Disaster Plan.
The increased hurricane activity predicted for future decades has serious implications for the important work of Montgomery Botanical Center (MBG).