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Public Garden Article: Communion and Conservancy - Buildings for Public Gardens

It is that connectedness that makes a walk in a garden such a pleasure. In any season, in any part of the country, walking through a natural habitat awakens our senses and heightens our

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Public Garden Article: Architectural Ethics: Considerations For Environmentally Conscious Design

Architectural design is a decision-making process in which we both create our own surroundings and respond to the environment around us. The places we create reveal much about our understanding of, and connection with, our environment.

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Collections Planning Resources

These links connect to the following collections planning resources:

1. A Method for Evaluating the Use of Living Plant Collections in Public Horticultural Institutions. Patricia Lindemann. Thesis, University of Delaware. 1997.

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Curatorial Practices for Botanical Gardens

This link connects you to a prominent plant collections procedure manual:

Curatorial Practices for Botanical Gardens. Timothy C. Hohn. AltaMira Press. 2008.

 

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The Development of a Natural Disaster Planning Template for Use in Plant Collections Management, Bergquist 2009

As stewards of living collections, public garden staff safeguard plants in the best interest of their organizations and audiences.

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Denver Botanic Gardens Collections Management Plan

The purpose of this Collections Plan is to provide uniform direction to assist in the maintenance, expansion and development of its various collections.

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Assigning Disaster Priorities to Your Collection Summary, 2010

In case of disaster, the more prepared you are for response, the better your collection will fare. In a perfect world, you would save all the plants in the collection. But this is not always possible.

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Botanic Gardens Conservation International Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation includes five objectives and 16 targets for plant conservation to be achieved by 2020.

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Arnold Arboretum Plant Inventory Operations Manual 2010

This Manual serves several purposes. The initial and basic intention is as a means of documentation: to put into print for the first time the Arboretum’s meticulous procedures related to inventorying living plants.

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Adkins Arboretum Natural Areas Management Plan 2011

Adkins Arboretum’s mission is to promote the appreciation and conservation of
the native plants of the Delmarva Peninsula. The Arboretum’s diverse setting of

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