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What Does Good Look Like? Getting the Green Building You Want

Many of us start with good intentions to build a green building, yet often fail to meet those high expectations.

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6/21/18
Making Bigger Pictures: Connecting Collections with Contemporary Culture

As cultural attitudes and mindsets shift ever more rapidly, how do botanical gardens stay relevant? Our collections, from living plants to herbarium specimens, represent an intrinsic part of botanical garden DNA.

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6/21/18
New Botanical Gardens: Balancing Growth and Innovation

Learn about new botanical gardens projects under development in Fort Collins, Pittsburgh, and Santa Fe, cities of diverse populations, geographic regions, and cultural histories.

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6/21/18
Safeguarding Our Tree Collections: Gardens Coordinate to Manage Diversity

“Which plants should I grow, and how many?” The IMLS National Leadership Project, Safeguarding our Tree Collections, seeks to answer this fundamental question.

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6/21/18
Finding Voice Through Plants: Success and Opportunities in Therapeutic Horticulture Programs at UT Garden

Public gardens contain fundamental ingredients necessary to be sites of healing and growth.

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6/21/18
Lessons from the Field: Volunteers and Accessibility

Any garden or organization can benefit from a diversified volunteer corps with differing skill sets as well as being a welcoming and supportive space.

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6/21/18
Program Mixology: The recipe for combining alcohol and education

Providing alcohol can be a big draw for development events, but did you know it can also increase your audience base as well as attendance numbers for mission-based education programs?

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6/21/18
Growing a Nature Preschool

What is a Nature Preschool? Why are they important? And how on earth do you keep all those kids away from the poison ivy?

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6/21/18
Weddings, Public Events, Garden Guests: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Let's face it. We are a public garden first, a venue second. Yet, events bring people to the beauty of the gardens, as well as bring much needed earned revenue to support our missions.

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6/21/18
Gap Analysis to Support Ex situ Collections Development

As gardens across North America are recovering from natural disasters including hurricanes and wildfires, it is important to consider collections coverage and security.

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6/21/18

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