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Outside Our Doors

The Nature Conservancy have worked carefully to present a comprehensive analysis of current evidence on how our human communities need nature in and around them to thrive.

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2/14/18
Holistically Analyzing the Benefits of Green Infrastructure

This document outlines an approach to holistically evaluate the benefits of implementing green infrastructure. The guidance places emphasis on first understanding the goal and scope for assessing benefits.

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1/30/18
Guide to Public-Private Collaboration On City Climate Resilience Planning

When city leaders and business leaders collaborate, it can lead to a virtuous circle through which initial resilience actions by cities lead to actions by businesses that lead to further action by cities.

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1/25/18
National Strategy and Action Plan for the Role of Australia’s Botanic Gardens in Adapting to Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report concluded that human induced climate change is expected to have a discernable influence on many physical and biological systems.

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1/22/18
National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration

The PCA Federal Committee, chaired by the Bureau of Land Management, developed the “National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration 2015-2020” in cooperation with Federal and non-Federal partners.

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1/18/18
Visualizing Change: Context Briefing Report

The following topics are explored in this briefing report: visitor concerns regarding prioritized topics related to climate change (including sea level rise, glacier/sea ice change, ocean acidification, migration patterns and changes, impact of drought/

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12/22/17
Great Urban Parks Campaign: Case Studies

These case studies are successful examples of community engagement, design and planning, fostering partnerships, and procuring funding at parks in Baltimore, Denver, and Atlanta. 

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12/20/17
Landscape Succession Strategy

Ten years ago the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria embarked on an ambitious project to collect, treat and distribute storm water from the catchment within and around the botanic garden.

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12/19/17
A Workflow to Preserve Genome-Quality Tissue Samples From Plants in Botanical Gardens and Arboreta

Internationally, gardens hold diverse living collections that can be preserved for genomic research. Workflows have been developed for genomic tissue sampling in other taxa (e.g., vertebrates), but are inadequate for plants.

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12/19/17
Cycads: A model group for ex situ plant conservation

To meet the goals of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation, the plant conservation community can leverage their collections to build integrated plant conservation programs.

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12/19/17

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