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October 17 Morning Sessions at University of British Columbia:
Taxonomy is a scientific discipline that has provided the universal naming and classification system of biodiversity for centuries and continues effectively to accommodate new knowledge.
Ornamental horticulture is the primary pathway for invasive alien plant introductions.
Selecting the geographic origin—the provenance—of seed is a key decision in restoration. The last decade has seen a vigorous debate on whether to use local or nonlocal seed.
Living collections at public gardens are increasingly at risk of pest infestations and pathogen infections.
The Florida torreya is North America’s most endangered conifer, with less than one percent of its population remaining.
Recent estimates indicate that one-fifth of botanical species worldwide are considered at risk of becoming extinct in the wild.
Botanic gardens around the world maintain collections of living plants for science, conservation, education, beauty and more.
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
We are often faced with ethical quandaries in our professional lives, and charting the best course of action can be challenging.