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Rapid-Fire Presentations

Hear stories that embrace the theme of “Cultivating Your Creativity." Several presenters from different public gardens shared a 5 minute story on a program or project their institution is embracing. 

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6/19/18
Introduction and Advanced Collection Management with IrisBG

“Linnaeus' driving purpose was to bring order out of chaos in the living world." -E.O. Wilson. Keeping track of a few plants can be achieved using a simple spreadsheet.

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6/19/18
A Goal within Reach: Implementing a Cryopreservation Program at The Huntington

The tissue culture and cryopreservation program at The Huntington demonstrates the potential for in vitro collections at botanic gardens and highlights what can be accomplished with a small focused program by using existing capital resources and investi

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6/19/18
Privet, Pollination and Preservation: Teaching about Conservation

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia in Athens features two conservation-based field trip programs conducted for students: Eco-Health and Connect to Protect.

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6/19/18
Link Between Local Phenology and Climate Change

The Southeastern Virginia Phenology Network is a partnership between Old Dominion Univeristy (ODU) and Norfolk Botanical Gardens.

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4/23/18
Plant Records Methods and Databases

This presentation from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium provides information on how to track living collections data and different record keeping forms and database options. 

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1/18/18
Building Plant Collections

This presentation from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium discusses material sourcing and how to focus a collection based on your priorities. Will the plants be for display or will they be used for research?

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1/18/18
Excellent to the Core: An Introduction to Core Museum Documents

This presentation from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium walks through the development of: Mission Statement, Strategic Plan, Emergency Plan, Code of Ethics, and Collections Management Policies, all fundamental for basic professional garden museum operat

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1/18/18

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