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Veriflora Certification of Sustainably Grown

Veriflora is an agricultural sustainability certification and eco-labeling program recognized as the gold-standard in the floriculture and horticulture industries.

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11/1/15
Chicago Botanic Garden Herbarium Collection Policy

The Herbarium accessions voucher specimens from staff research, verified specimens from staff and collaborator collections, and appropriate gift or exchange specimens from other institutions from the Garden's primary display areas.  This ensures that ot

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11/4/15
Space Heating & Cooling Research

The Emerging Technology team conducts research in space heating and cooling technologies, with a goal of realizing aggregate energy savings of 20% relative to a 2010 baseline. In addition to work involving the development of products, the U.S.

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10/27/15
Implementing On-site Renewable Energy Projects

On-site power generation provides local governments with the most direct access to renewable energy. In addition to the overall benefits, on-site projects also provide a hedge against financial risks and improve power quality and supply reliability.

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10/27/15
The Bicycle & Pedestrian Program of the Federal Highway Administration

Each State has a Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator in its State Department of Transportation to promote and facilitate the increased use of non-motorized transportation, including developing facilities for the use of pedestrians and bicyclists and publ

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11/1/15
EPA Green Vehicle Guide

EPA developed the Green Vehicle Guide to help you find information on vehicles that are more efficient and less polluting. Reducing vehicle emissions and increasing your fuel economy helps the environment and your wallet.

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11/1/15
Transportation Efficiency Canada

In Canada, transportation accounts for approximately 31% of total energy use and 37% of greenhouse gas emissions (Energy Efficiency Trends in Canada, 1990 to 2010).

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11/1/15
Preserving 20th Century Garden Design Excellence While Adapting as Resilient 21st Century Public Gardens

Today the leaders of public gardens are faced with many difficult decisions related to climate change, membership and audience development, change in historic character, and maintenance. Necessary contemporary

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9/24/16
Public Garden Article: Recipe For a Successful Garden: Management, Design, Maintenance

Sound master planning for an arboretum starts with an assessment of the existing landscape and leads to an integrated package of management (longterm operations planning), design (the realization of the new visions), and maintenance (day-to-day operatio

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