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PRE Pairing for Success: Emerging Invasives, Contentious Cultivars, and Common Ground

Meet the science-based, horticultural plant risk analysis tool that is good for business and the environment.

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7/9/17
How Do You Get There?: Digital Mapping in a Garden Setting

Institutions struggle with how to bring technology into their garden experience. With the importance of wayfinding and interpretation, an interactive map can help to share their story and ensure an extraordinary experience. But what approach is best?

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7/9/17
Horticulture + Data = Better Gardens

From Google analytics to CompStat, we live in an era of big data. It’s not the size of the data set that matters, though; it’s what you do with it.

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7/9/17
Introduction to IrisBG: Advanced Collection Management Made Easy

A seemingly never-ending challenge for many botanic gardens today is to have sufficient time to record accurate information about their plant collection.

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7/9/17
The Plant Requisition System: Automating Data Entry for Plant Records Databases

Public garden living collections are dynamic and often the best efforts of plant recorders cannot keep pace with the volume of new arrivals, transplants, propagation, phenology observations, and removals.

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7/9/17
Using Living Collections as an Unparalleled Resource for Research in Plant Conservation

Botanical gardens and their living collections have unique but underutilized resources for plant biology research.

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9/24/16
Beyond Lists & Labels: Integrating Data for Curation & Research

Digitization, integration, and optimization of collections data can pay dividends across the board from management efficiency to innovative research activity.

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9/24/16
Climate is Changing Collections Management

As climate change places continued pressure upon wild-plant populations, botanical gardens and arboreta become increasingly indispensable conservation agents.

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9/24/16
Photo-Verification: Digital Images as Verification Tools

What??? Can’t afford to fly the taxonomist 1,200 miles back to your garden 3-4 times/year to verify one genus?

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