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Public Garden Management

Author : Donald Rakow
ISBN : 9780470904596
Genre : Architecture
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The complete-and-ready reference for establishing, managing, and running a successful and sustainable, profitable public garden As unique museums with living collections of plants, public gardens offer visitors aesthetically beautiful landscapes combined with educational programming and scientific research that promote the value and understanding of plants. In the twenty-first century, public gardens are in the forefront of organizations and institutions committed to promoting the conservation of plants and their habitats, developing sustainable practices that support the environment, and providing green spaces where our increasingly stressed and urbanized citizens can reconnect with the natural world. It is critically important that such institutions have trained, knowledgeable staff members. Because of its comprehensive examination of public gardens, Public Garden Management is the ideal guide for staff members at public gardens, anyone considering a career in public gardens, groups starting a botanical garden or arboretum, and students discovering how these complex institutions work. Public Garden Management is an all-in-one professional reference and textbook that clearly shows how to develop, establish, manage, and maintain a sustainable—both economically and environmentally—public garden. Offering practical coverage of relevant topics, along with useful tools for reinforcing study, this insightful and forward-thinking guide is: Copublished by the American Public Gardens Association Written by a panel of leading experts in the field Filled with dozens of case studies that are real-world illustrations of the principles explored in the text Illustrated throughout with line drawings, figures, and photographs that assist in conveying critical information Students and professionals will benefit greatly from the management principles outlined in this book, helping them establish and maintain new and existing public gardens that engage, inspire, and connect with their communities.

Garden Tourism

Author : Richard Benfield
ISBN : 9781780641959
Genre : Business & Economics
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Garden visitation has been a tourism motivator for many years and can now be enjoyed in many different forms. Private garden visiting, historical garden tourism, urban gardens, and a myriad of festivals, shows and events all allow the green-fingered enthusiast to appreciate the natural world. This book traces the history of garden visitation and examines tourist motivations to visit gardens. Useful for garden managers and tourism students as well as casual readers, it also examines management and marketing of gardens for tourism purposes, before concluding with a detailed look at the form and tourism-based role of gardens in the future.

Making Educated Decisions 2

Author : Charles A. Birnbaum
ISBN : 016042786X
Genre : Historic preservation
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Provides practical guidance to make informed decisions when researching, planning, managing, interpreting, and undertaking project work for any cultural landscape resource.

Growing With Gardening

Author : Bibby Moore
ISBN : 0807842427
Genre : Gardening
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Offers guidance in planning a year-round horticultural program, with activities organized by month, plus program development and evaluation guidelines and a teacher's guide to gardening skills

The Public Garden

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924090170816
Genre : Arboretums
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Aabga Membership Directory And Handbook

Author : American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta
ISBN : CORNELL:31924084864119
Genre : Gardening
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Making Educated Decisions

Author : Charles A. Birnbaum
ISBN : MINN:31951D01960490D
Genre : Historic preservation
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Provides practical guidance to make informed decisions when researching, planning, managing, interpreting, and undertaking project work for any cultural landscape resource.

Conservation Directory 2004

Author : National Wildlife Federation
ISBN : 1559634154
Genre : Nature
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For nearly 50 years, the National Wildlife Federation Conservation Directory has served as the preeminent guide to the conservation community for a broad range of audiences. Island Press is proud to be a partner with the National Wildlife Federation in producing and distributing this invaluable reference.The 2004 edition will be the most comprehensive listing of conservation and environmental organizations yet published, with information on nearly 4,000 government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and colleges and universities, as well as more than 18,000 officials concerned with environmental conservation, education, and natural resource use and management. Included are listings of: U.S. Congress members, including committees and subcommittees state, provincial, and federal agencies in the U.S. and Canada national and international governmental organizations U.S., Canadian, and international non-governmental organizations colleges and universities with conservation programs parks, refuges, and other protected areas conservation information resourcesEach entry contains detailed contact information including names, addresses, and telephone and fax numbers; also included are selected e-mail and internet addresses, descriptions of program areas, senior staff by name and responsibility, principal publications, and more. Entries are categorized by organization type and state or country, and indexed alphabetically and by subject, on subjects ranging from acid rain to zoology. Each person listed in the directory is also indexed alphabetically.For conservation groups, environmental activists, students and faculty, outdoor writers and science editors, natural resources agencies, wildlife organizations, scientists and researchers, job seekers, and anyone involved with the field of environmental conservation, the Conservation Directory 2004 is an essential resource.

Asc Newsletter

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00127261X
Genre : Biological specimens
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Environmental Career Directory

Author : Bradley J. Morgan
ISBN : UVA:X004093682
Genre : Social Science
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Describes a variety of environmentally-oriented careers, and lists companies that offer jobs and internships in these fields

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