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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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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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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
Polly Hill Arboretum Collection Development Plan: Nationally Accredited Stewartia Collection™ Version 2019

The Nationally Accredited Stewartia Collection at Polly Hill Arboretum (hereafter, the
Arboretum) advances the organization’s mission by advancing botanical research, plant

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8/7/19
Conservation Gap Analysis of Native U.S. Oaks

Oaks are critical to the health and function of forest and shrubland habitats in the United States, but many native oaks are threatened with extinction in the wild.

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7/30/19
Intersecting urban forestry and botanical gardens to address big challenges for healthier trees, people, and cities

Improving urban forests is one of the solutions to achieving several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and making cities healthier and more livable for people.

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7/15/19
Extending U.S. Biodiversity Collections to Address National Challenges

The U.S. national heritage of approximately one billion biodiversity specimens, once
digitized, can be linked to emerging digital data sources to form an information-rich network

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6/26/19
Forest Resources of the United States, 2017: A Technical Document Supporting the Forest Service 2020 RPA Assessment

This publication provides forest resource statistics contributing to the 2020 Resources Planning Act (RPA) Assessment to provide current information on the Nation’s forests.

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5/30/19

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