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Guiding the Journey: A Toolkit for New and Emerging Public Gardens

The 2017-2018 Longwood Fellows explain the selection, process, and utilization of their final project: The Guide and Toolkit for New and Emerging Public Gardens. 

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6/15/18
Leading Change

This presentation from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium presented by Shane Smith, Director of Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, will cover how to enlist community support, work with elected officials and volunteers to bring a grand vision into reality. 

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1/18/18
Shifting Gears: The Challenge of Dealing with Success

Many public gardens get started, or undertake an expansion, then find themselves unprepared for success.

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7/9/17
Mission Possible: Challenges and Opportunities

Today, our visitors have many more choices on where they reconnect with the natural world. How can you best use your mission to set your garden apart? Can a new mission allow your garden to fluctuate from or see a new foundational mandate?

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7/8/17
Excellent to the Core: A Workshop for Developing Core Documents to Guide Your Organization to Greatness

This full-day workshop guides participants through both a big picture overview of Core Documents and on-the-ground details necessary to propel garden museums along the continuum of excellence.

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7/6/17
Guiding your Garden to Greatness through MAP, the Museum Assessment Program

The Museum Assessment Program (MAP) is a confidential process meant to encourage strategic planning toward the goal of institutional excellence.

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9/24/16
Growing Together: How The Holden Arboretum & Cleveland Botanical Garden Became One New Institution

Do you believe 1+1 can equal 3? That’s the leap of faith (with a dash of reason) that Dr.

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9/24/16