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Guidelines for invasive species planning and management on islands

The purpose of this document is to assist anyone planning and programming the management of invasive species on islands, with the aim of reducing the negative impacts of invasives on islands’ rich and fragile natural heritage, communities and livelihood

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11/15/18
Winter Drought effects on Ratibida pinnata reproductive ecology

MIssouri experienced winter droughts in 2013, 2014, 2017, and 2018 which potentially impacted the native plants and their pollination systems at Shaw Nature Reserve.

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11/15/18
Measuring Community Resilience with the STAR Community Rating System

STAR Communities is a nonprofit organization that works to evaluate, improve, and certify

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11/14/18
Biodiversity guidelines for forest landscape restoration opportunities assessments

These Biodiversity guidelines for forest landscape restoration opportunities assessments are intended to provide more context, more resources and fresh perspectives to the ongoing global interaction between biodiversity conservation and forest

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11/14/18
First-Aid Kit Checklist for Public Gardens

Ensuring a positive guest experience is important for all public gardens.  Unfortunately, minor injuries occur when exploring or working in natural spaces reinforcing the need for a robust incident response plan including first aid.

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11/12/18
Don't Ask, Don't Tell is Not the Best Policy

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.

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11/8/18
2018 Global Trends in Giving Report

The Global Trends in Giving Report (givingreport.ngo) is a research project that seeks
to gain a better understanding of how donors prefer to give and engage with their

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11/8/18
Succession Planning

While strategic planning provides a roadmap for organizational growth and master
planning provides a vision for the built environment, succession planning ensures an

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11/8/18
Succession Planning: A Dialogue for Leadership Continuity

Nonprofit organizations, including cultural institutions such as public gardens, typically practice succession planning less frequently than organizations within the for-profit sector.

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11/8/18

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