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Finding Balance across Departments at Multi-Attraction Gardens

Many of our institutions are much more than gardens: historic estates, zoos, university campuses, event spaces, and sculpture parks.

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6/22/18
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
Guiding the Journey: A Toolkit for New and Emerging Public Gardens

The 2017-2018 Longwood Fellows explain the selection, process, and utilization of their final project: The Guide and Toolkit for New and Emerging Public Gardens. 

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6/15/18
Guide and Toolkit for New and Emerging Public Gardens

This Guide and Toolkit for New and Emerging Public Gardens charts the general sequence of steps required to create a public garden.

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5/7/18
Differences make a difference: Diversity in social learning and value creation

Prior research has demonstrated that CEOs learn privileged information from their social connections. Going beyond the importance of the number of social ties in a CEO's social network, this paper studies the value generated from a di

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4/20/18
Major Gifts as a Team Sport: Changing Perspectives to Drive Results

Public gardens and arboreta are increasingly reliant not only on membership and earned revenues, but on leadership-level philanthropic support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.

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9/24/16
Growing Together: How The Holden Arboretum & Cleveland Botanical Garden Became One New Institution

Do you believe 1+1 can equal 3? That’s the leap of faith (with a dash of reason) that Dr.

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9/24/16
Social Engineering: Good Intentions, Devastating Results

"The arboretum discovered the entire donation to be fake, and the “legal and permit fees” were actually wired to a fraudulent overseas account."  (excerpt)

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1/6/16
Public Garden Article: Design Principles

Effective communication between the public garden administrator and the garden designer is an essential part of the design process.

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11/5/15
Employee vs. Independent Contractor

Employer misclassification has a direct impact on employee eligibility for benefits, taxation and legal protections such as minimum wage and overtime rights.

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10/23/15

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