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This document is a working blueprint for reopening the Atlanta Botanical Garden safely
This is intended as an EXTERNAL AUDIENCE SUMMARY for review by governing jurisdiction officials prior to approving reopening and/or for public notice.
Following the Governor’s announcement on the re-opening trajectory for Ohio, see Holden Forests & Gardens request to reopen the Arboretum grounds on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect our daily lives, we are all looking forward to the future and a return to normalcy.
The American Alliance of Museums recommends that museums build flexible plans for reopening that are regularly reviewed and refined based on the latest science.
This Plan is intended to outline plans for preparing for emergencies and for immediate response and short-term recovery efforts in an emergency.
The North Carolina Botanical Center has created a step-by-step guide on how to plan for a low-waste event. This is an example of a policy that ensures garden staff plan events with sustainability in mind.
Visitor personal injury claims can be costly and very damaging to a public garden’s reputation. They can be much more frequent than employee injury claims and employee safety programs are not sufficient to protect visitors.