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Plant Collections Network Application Process
Learn about the Plant Collections Network application process. Those considering applying are strongly encouraged to contact the Plant Collections Network Manager, Pam Allenstein, to discuss the...
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11/18/15
Plant Collections Network Introduction
Plant Collections Network Manager, Pam Allenstein, provides an overview of the Plant Collections Network. 
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11/18/15
Benchmarking Collections Case Study, Orchids
Why Benchmark Plant Collections? Compare your collection with others Define your collection’s scope Verify what’s special, unique, common Use results to make decisions – what to keep, what to cull,...
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11/18/15
Understanding the Fundamentals: Collections Overview
What is a plant collection? Like objects in a museum, plants that are documented and labeled can be part of a public garden’s living collection. This Powerpoint presentation, by Plant Collections...
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11/18/15
Code of Ethics for Curators
The Curators Committee of the American Association of Museums (CurCom) first developed A Code of Ethics for Curators in 1983 and revised the document in 1996. Recognizing that museums and museum work...
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11/18/15
Collections Planning Links
These links connect to the following collections planning resources: 1. Curatorial Practices for Botanical Gardens. Timothy C. Hohn. AltaMira Press. 2008. 2. A Method for Evaluating the Use of Living...
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11/5/15
Collection Procedure Manual Links
These links connect with to the two prominent plant collections procedure manuals: 1. Curatorial Practices for Botanical Gardens. Timothy C. Hohn. AltaMira Press. 2008. 2. Welkinweir Plant Records...
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11/5/15
The Development of a Natural Disaster Planning Template for Use in Plant Collections Management, Bergquist 2009
As stewards of living collections, public garden staff safeguard plants in the best interest of their organizations and audiences. There are many different threats to the safety and security of these...
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11/5/15
Denver Botanic Gardens Collections Management Plan
The purpose of this Collections Plan is to provide uniform direction to assist in the maintenance, expansion and development of its various collections. This document will be useful in identifying...
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11/4/15

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