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Educational Facilities Insight: Fixing Your Gaps In Catastrophe Readiness

While natural disasters cannot be prevented, they can be and must be prepared for. Understanding the risk of not being prepared is the first step in emergency preparedness, and directly applies to facilities management.

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12/15/17
Urban Water Blueprint

This report addresses a critical issue facing mayors in cities around the world: access to clean and adequate water supplies.

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11/15/17
Review of the Available Literature and Data on the Runoff and Pollutant Removal Capabilities of Urban Trees

The Center for Watershed Protection reviewed a total of 159 publications to evaluate the research questions defined in the scope of this project:

1. What is the effectiveness of urban tree planting on reducing runoff, nutrient and sediment?

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11/15/17
Safety Matters: Avoiding Painful and Costly Slips

Working in a public garden means that your workday depends somewhat on the weather. Wet walking surfaces both indoors and out can present serious slipping hazards for you, your co-workers and guests.

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11/3/17
The Future of Museums-2040

For the November/December 2017 issue of Museum magazine, Elizabeth Merritt, director of the Alliance’s Center for the Future of Museums, invited contributors to explore one specific future that might result from existing limits and challenges playing ou

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11/3/17
Materials Management Guidance

The Public Gardens Sustainability Index represents a holistic approach to define principles and best practices for operational sustainability, sector-wide.

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8/31/17
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Beat the Summer Heat

Heat and humidity can cause several different types of heat-related illnesses including heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.  Knowing the signs and symptoms of each type of illness will help to keep your guests and staff safe through the summer

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7/5/16
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The First 24 Hours After an Employee Injury

The moment an employee injury occurs, a sequence of event begins that can last for weeks or even months.  But no matter how prolonged the recovery period, the first 24 hours after an injury are the most crucial for the best possible outcome.

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6/9/16
Hazardous Plants & Infected Insects

Easy to follow tutorial on how to protect yourself and relieve symptoms from hazardous plants and infected insects.

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4/29/16

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