Green Leadership


Green Leadership

About This Issue: Let's Get Growing Green in All of Our Gardens!

Lisa Wagner

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Leading the Way to Sustainability

Jessica Romano
The head of the Pittsburgh public garden discusses how designing the first LEED-certified Welcome Center in a public garden is part of their campaign to provide world leadership on green concerns.

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Towards Environmental Sustainability

Robert J. Kirschner and Stephen V. Bell
Two leaders at the Chicago Botanic Garden discuss big changes in education and operations for improved environmental sustainability,' and recommendations from an environmental audit carried out by the Green Team

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How One Botanical Garden Is Engaging the Public on Climate Change

Todd A. Forrest
A NewYork Botanical Garden VP reveals how the garden's educational symposia and public forums provide opportunities to develop and share viewpoints and strategies to respond the challenges of the changing biosphere.

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Bringing Technology to Light

Christin Frieswyk DeJong and Mark J. Druckenbrod
Experimental technology controls the amount of sunlight passing through window panels to increase energy-efficiency and optimize conditions for scientific and economic purposes.

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Taking on a Green Hue

Sarah S. Brophy
Staff-initiated changes at garden sites spur on green innovation and encourage debate over taking more environmental leadership.

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Confessions of an NAPCC Reviewer

Dennis Collins
Just as mighty oaks spring from tiny acorns, the vice chair of the North American Plant Collections Consortium Committee traces the humble origins of the multi-institutional North American Quercus collections.

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Rocket Science Leadership

Madeline Quigley
The Public Garden editor interviews NASA JPL Director Dr.Charles Elachi, who will keynote ‘The Big Picture' conference.

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Judith D. Zuk: A Woman to Remember

Richard W. Lightly
A eulogy to the late Brooklyn Botanical Gardens administrator and former APGA
Board President.

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Book Review

Michael Dosmann
The Arnold Arboretum curator reports on a new handbook, Curatorial Practices for Botanical Gardens, providing a new paradigm for public gardens.

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Growing Greener

Janet Marinelli
Answers to your questions about Sustainability

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