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HOW ARE BOTANIC GARDENS IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA MANAGING THE RISK TO LIVING PLANT COLLECTIONS IN THE EVENT OF WATER SHORTAGE?

Given the time, money and effort expended in the acquisition, establishment, curation and maintenance of a living botanical collection, and the irreplaceable nature of some living collections, it would be reasonable to assume that these living assets wo

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9/17/19
Lean on Me: Recommendations for Heritage Tree Support at the Morris Arboretum

The history of the Morris Arboretum can be told through its eldest trees. Every scar and abnormality present on these immense specimens inspire awe, enrich visitor experience, and provide a glimpse into the past of the gardens.

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9/16/19
ASSESSMENT OF THE HAMAMELIDACEAE IN GLOBAL LIVING COLLECTIONS

The Hamamelidaceae has genera with named cultivars, but only one cultivar registration authority for the genus Hamamelis.

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9/13/19
Material Transfer Agreement: Living Collections Access and Distribution Form

This is an example from Denver Botanic Gardens of a Material Transfer Agreement:
Living Collections Access and Distribution Form. 

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8/21/19
Collection Development Planning Guide

The primary goal of a Collection Development Plan is to guide the growth of a plant collection in meaningful, strategic, and measurable directions.

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8/7/19
Forsythia Collection Development Plan 2018: The Arnold Arboretum

This document is a concise resource considering the background, current status, and future development goals of the Forsythia Collection at the Arnold Arboretum.

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8/7/19
Peirce Collection Management Plan: Longwood Gardens

The Peirce Collection encompasses the original 202 acres owned by Joshua and Samuel Peirce. As more research is completed, trees believed to be of the time period 1798-1880, will be added to the collection.

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8/7/19
2018 – 2023 Living Collection Plan for Platycerium: Vizcaya Museum & Gardens

The purpose of Vizcaya’s Plan is to guide the acquisition of living specimens to create a comprehensive and taxonomically correct representative collection while increasing the intrinsic value and display capacity of Vizcaya’s horticultural collections.

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8/7/19

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