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Storm-Resilient Urban Forests: The Role of Species Selection & Maintenance Pruning

Inclement weather, particularly severe thunderstorms and wintry precipitation, is a major cause of damage to urban forests.

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7/2/18
Have you Checked your Trees Lately? A Routine Check-up of Trees Saves Lives & Property

Trees provide significant benefits to our homes and communities, but they may also become liabilities when they fall or break apart, causing property damage, personal injuries, and power outages.

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7/2/18
The Benefits of On-Site Composting

The benefits of on-site composting are many, and with new methods and technologies, it is a more easily achievable goal than ever.

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6/22/18
Arboretum Maintenance Plan

Want to be able to formulate a maintenance plan, but need an example of how it has been done? This landscape maintenance manual from The Arboretum at Penn State is a great example resource.  

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6/22/18
The Power of Planning: Developing Landscape Management Plans for Public Gardens

While public gardens have long recognized the utility of high-level planning documents such as strategic plans and collections policies, many institutions lack written plans guiding day-to-day landscape management.

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6/21/18
Facility Management Challenges and Opportunities in 2018

Companies are migrating to more agile workplaces in order to recruit new talent, create a more collaborative workplace and contain real estate costs.

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3/29/18
Bellevue Botanical Garden-Sample Work Load Plan

This is a sample work load planning spreadsheet from Bellevue Botanical Gardens.

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2/28/18
Critical Asset and Capital Improvement Plans & Tools

1) An organization must define which of its assets are most critical in order to focus its maintenance efforts.

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1/31/18
The Municipal Online Stormwater Training (MOST) Center

The Municipal Online Stormwater Training (MOST) Center was established in 2015 to bridge the gap in needed technical and financial stormwater management resources in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.  This free, virtual Center provides users with tools to b

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1/31/18

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