You are here

Featured Resource

Considerations for Commercial Plant Introduction from Public Gardens

Public gardens can benefit from the introduction of new plants to the horticulture industry.

Resource
4/13/18
The Importance of Phenological Diversity in Seed Mixes for Pollinator Restoration

Restoration projects that support pollinators are becoming increasingly popular. Pollinating insects require resources, including nectar and pollen, throughout the growing season.

Resource
3/15/18
Native Plants Materials Policy: A Strategic Framework

Native plant communities are key to ecosystem health, resiliency, and productivity.

Resource
3/15/18
Center for Plant Conservation's Best Practice Guidelines for the reintroduction of rare plants

Recent estimates indicate that one-fifth of botanical species worldwide are considered at risk of becoming extinct in the wild.

Resource
3/12/18
DBG 2017 Collections Management Policy

The purpose of the Denver Botanic Gardens' 2017 Collections Management Policy is to ensure that the living collections are well managed, now and into the future.

Resource
2/23/18
Adapting the botanical landscape of Melbourne Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria) in response to climate change

Botanic gardens around the world maintain collections of living plants for science, conservation, education, beauty and more.

Resource
2/9/18
Excellent to the Core: An Introduction to Core Museum Documents

This presentation from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium walks through the development of: Mission Statement, Strategic Plan, Emergency Plan, Code of Ethics, and Collections Management Policies, all fundamental for basic professional garden museum operat

Resource
1/18/18
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.

Resource
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

Resource
12/19/17
The Future of Business Ethics

No single department can own responsibility for installing and maintaining an ethical culture in an organization. Human resources, ethics and compliance, and sustainability teams need to work toward common goals and values set by senior leadership.

Resource
11/7/17

Pages