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Activating the Workplace by Engaging Employees in Sustainability

As companies look for ways to boost employee engagement, they are focusing on job purposing—the concept of linking an organization’s purpose and an individual’s job to societal contribution.

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10/12/18
2017 Employee Benefits: Remaining Competitive in a Challenging Talent Marketplace

In January and February 2017, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conducted its annual survey of U.S. employers to gather information on more than 300 employee benefits.

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10/5/18
Promoting Urban & Community Forestry through Staffing, Volunteer Groups, Tree Boards, & Ordinances

The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances.

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7/2/18
Finding Balance across Departments at Multi-Attraction Gardens

Many of our institutions are much more than gardens: historic estates, zoos, university campuses, event spaces, and sculpture parks.

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6/22/18
New Botanical Gardens: Balancing Growth and Innovation

Learn about new botanical gardens projects under development in Fort Collins, Pittsburgh, and Santa Fe, cities of diverse populations, geographic regions, and cultural histories.

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6/21/18
Guide and Toolkit for New and Emerging Public Gardens

This Guide and Toolkit for New and Emerging Public Gardens charts the general sequence of steps required to create a public garden.

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5/7/18
Artist Agreements at Bellevue Botanical Garden Society

Bellevue Botanical Garden Society has generously provided samples of artist/performer agreements for one-time events and annual events sponsored by thier partner group (updated annually). 

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3/16/18
Municipal Garden Agreement Sample

This is a sample agreement between a city and a private partner group defining roles and responsibilities for overall garden operations. 

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3/9/18
Bellevue Botanical Garden-Sample Work Load Plan

This is a sample work load planning spreadsheet from Bellevue Botanical Gardens.

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2/28/18
Motivating Your Staff

Presented at the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium by Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, this presentation will cover how to motivate your staff and why that is important to the success of a garden. 

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1/17/18

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