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PRE Pairing for Success: Emerging Invasives, Contentious Cultivars, and Common Ground
Meet the science-based, horticultural plant risk analysis tool that is good for business and the environment. Known as PlantRight “PRE” (Plant Risk Evaluator), this 20-question, online tool, and...
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7/9/17
Rediscovering a Lost Landscape: The Construction of a Piedmont Prairie
The vanishing landscape of the southeastern piedmont prairie is largely unknown to those living amongst the scattered remnants of this diverse but imperiled habitat. In 2014, staff at the Sarah P....
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7/9/17
Monarch Butterflies: Communicating the Intersection of Plant and Insect Conservation
Public gardens occupy a key position in supporting nationwide efforts to increase monarch butterfly populations. However, numerous questions remain to be resolved in regards to how we can best...
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7/9/17
Beautiful Gardens Begin with Healthy Soil: Soil Quality Assessment and Care as Management Tools
Beautiful gardens begin with healthy soil. The concept of soil quality is the capacity of soil to provide key functions and is measured using a variety of biological, chemical, and physical...
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7/9/17
Beyond the Three Sisters Garden: Indigenous Communities and Public Gardens in Dialogue
Many indigenous communities are seeking new ways to support their cultural heritage, improve health, and reconnect to the land. At the same time, public gardens bring a wealth of botanical knowledge...
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7/9/17
The Plant Requisition System: Automating Data Entry for Plant Records Databases
Public garden living collections are dynamic and often the best efforts of plant recorders cannot keep pace with the volume of new arrivals, transplants, propagation, phenology observations, and...
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7/9/17
Centennial Trees: Planting Locally Sourced Native Trees for Community Conservation Education
Centennial Trees is a nine-year-old outreach program of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens that educates the community on the importance of planting locally-sourced native tree seedlings in public...
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7/8/17
Student Presentations
Consisting of several 15-minute presentations, this session is devoted exclusively to having the future leaders of public horticulture share their latest research findings. Through these ...
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9/26/16
Ramped Up Rapid Fire!
Join your garden colleagues of small, university, and large gardens as they share their creative success stories in a lively and focused “rapid fire” session. Each presenter must tell his/her story ...
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9/24/16
Conserving Biodiversity on a Rapidly Changing Planet and the Critical Role of Gardens
Earth has daunting climatic and socioeconomic challenges. Gardens wish to do their part in preserving biodiversity, but best practices are essential when working with and protecting wild populations...
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9/24/16

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