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The below case studies were collected and shared in a September 2018 Newsletter from the Center for Plant Conservation.
October 17 Morning Sessions at University of British Columbia: https://mediasite.audiovisual.ubc.ca/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/plant-sy...
It matters how and where public gardens obtain plants. As responsible stewards of plant collections held in public trust, they commit to accountability and transparent documentation in their policies and operations.
Access and benefit-sharing (ABS) refers to the way in which genetic resources
may be accessed, and how the benefits that result from their use are shared
between the people or countries using the resources (users) and the people or
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.
The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC), with its 16 plant conservation targets was originally adopted by the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 2002.
A standardized monitoring protocol is presented in this document to allow agency staff, land managers, farmers, and others to evaluate the performance of individual pollinator habitat plantings.
The purpose of this document is to establish the Living Collections goals and ensure their efficient, effective, and consistent organization and implementation.
Plant exploration provides the horticulture industry, public gardens, the scientific community, arboreta - and ultimately the public - with more diverse and hardier germplasm that increases the breadth of plants available for research and landscape use.