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Association Advocacy Policy

Emerging public policy debates or proposed regulations, legislation, initiatives or other policies may affect the Association’s mission. Learn about the Association's advocacy role by using the conditions and procedures found in this document. 

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10/26/17
Integrated Science and Art Education for Creative Climate change Communication

An interdisciplinary field trip to a remote marine lab joined graduate students from fine arts and natural resource science departments to think creatively about the topic of climate change and science communication.

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10/23/17
A New Approach to Conservation: Using Community Empowerment for Sustainable Well-being

The global environmental conservation community recognizes that the participation of local communities is essential for the success of conservation initiatives; however, much work remains to be done on how to integrate conservation and human wellb

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10/23/17
Environmental Education: A Brief Guide for U.S. Grantmakers

Achieving a bright future for people and the planet requires addressing a host of current environmental challenges, while developing strategies and skills to address new ones that can emerge quickly and unpredictably.

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9/6/17
Holocaust Survivors and War Veterans: Unique Rehabilitation Programs for Socially Aware Gardens

Jerusalem Botanical Gardens has pioneered a change in the role public gardens play in their community.

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7/7/17
The role of botanic gardens in the twenty-first century

Sarada Krishnan (Denver Botanic Gardens) and Ari Novy (the United States Botanic Garden) recently teamed up to write and publish an article on "The role of botanic gardens in the twenty-first century", providing a contemporary roadmap and guidance for t

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4/3/17
Social Engineering: Good Intentions, Devastating Results

"The arboretum discovered the entire donation to be fake, and the “legal and permit fees” were actually wired to a fraudulent overseas account."  (excerpt)

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1/6/16
New York Botanical Garden Collections Master Plan Collection Development Worksheet

This document contains the Collection Development Worksheet for the New York Botanical Garden Collections Master Plan. 

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11/4/15
Tower Hill Plant Collections Policy

The purpose of the Tower Hill Plant Collections Policy is to guide the development and management of the Plant Collections of the Tower Hill Botanic Garden and to help achieve the purpose of the Worcester County

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11/4/15
The Role of Public Gardens in Sustainable Community Development

This project directly addresses that gap in the public gardens’ knowledge of how to embed their unique expertise into the broader agenda of sustainable community development.

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10/30/15

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