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Hurricane Harvey of 2017 is tied with 2005's Hurricane Katrina as the costliest tropical cyclone on record, inflicting $125 billion in damage, primarily from catastrophic rainfall-triggered flooding in the Houston metropolitan area and Southeast Texas.
This is an example of how a historic landscape and public garden used GIS to map, track, and monitor tree health on their grounds.
The United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were agreed to by 193 States Members in 2015 and provide a global framework to address sustainability challenges facing the planet.
Many of our institutions are much more than gardens: historic estates, zoos, university campuses, event spaces, and sculpture parks.
What happens when a Canadian botanic garden receives a $25 million gift from His Highness the Aga Khan?
Public gardens evolve over time: A private estate opens to the public, a developing cultural hub seeks to better integrate its member institutions, a landfill turned garden expands its offerings.
This presentation focuses on tools to review and assess the financial capability of a retail program through a case study of Filoli Center's garden shop.
Presented at the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium, this presentation covers the master planning basics and why you should invest the time, money, and energy into the future development of a garden.
Fundraising, master planning, and design are linked necessities for any public garden committed to mission-based stewardship and evolution.
As public gardens continue to place increased emphasis on sustainable landscape and operational strategies, learning to look to the sciences of ecology and natural areas management becomes of greater practical