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For more than two centuries, biodiversity collections have served as the foundation for scientific investigation of and education about life on Earth. The collections that have been assembled in
From the American Public Gardens Association Plant Collections Management Symposium. Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from Vancouver, Canada. Landscape Succession Strategy, Melbourne Gardens 2016 – 2036. Keynote Presenter: Chris Cole
This webinar was brought to you by the Natural Areas Association.
Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Forestry Extension Educator, Penn State University.
Orchid viruses are capable of causing flower deformities and death, which can severely
impact the horticultural industry and wild orchid conservation. Here we show
Intensively managed landscapes, like those found in many public gardens, attempt to mitigate the impact of significant weather events through irrigation, improving soil characteristics, and mulching.
Plant records management is critical to the success of a garden regardless of its size, mission, or budget.
The PCA welcomed Doug Tallamy, Mary Phillips, John Rowden, and Judy Venonsky as panelists (Moderated by Casey Sclar) on “Identifying and addressing information gaps in plant databases to support emerging planting design technologies promoting biodiversi
October 17 Morning Sessions at University of British Columbia:
What is assisted migration? This past presentation from Chicago Botanic Garden highlights some key aspects of what assisted migration entails and provides some scenarios for assited migration.
This presentation was given at the Native Plant Symposium in 2015 and addresses New Tools in Risk Assessment and Decision Making: Plant Provenance for Garden and Landscape Restoration.