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Storage Environments: The Big Picture

Maintaining and managing a preservation environment for collections storage is difficult, expensive, and consumes large amounts of energy.

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12/20/17
MAP and CAP: Assessment Programs for Small and Mid-Sized Museums

Are you looking to improve your museum’s collections care, organizational management, or community engagement, but don’t know where to begin? Do you have a long list of things you’d like to accomplish, but struggle with limited staff and resources?

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12/20/17
Are You Ready? Your Animals Depend on It-Contingency Planning for Collections

Excellence in stewardship for cultural institutions isn’t just putting together an amazing collection.

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12/20/17
Working with Disaster Recovery Companies: What You Need to Know

If your institution is affected by a large-scale disaster, you may very well rely on the services of a disaster recovery company to help get back on your feet. What companies are out there and what services do they offer?

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12/20/17
Introduction to Legal Issues in Collections Management

What legal and ethical issues do we need to worry about when managing collections? Why is Nazi-era art a concern? What does NAGPRA regulate? What is CITES? How can we get rid of deaccessioned objects?

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12/20/17
Ethical Issues in Collections Management

The relationship between laws and ethics is not always clear. Although we may have a legal right to do something, this does not necessarily mean it is ethically justified.

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12/20/17
Plant ThreatSearch

The most comprehensive database of conservation assessments of plants.

  • Search over 242,000 conservation assessments, representing over 150,000 taxa.

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12/20/17
Evaluation Resource Guide for Joint Fire Science Program Fire Exchanges

The Joint Fire Science Program (JSFP) is an interagency research partnership between the U.S. Department of Interior and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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11/17/17
Great Urban Parks Campaign: Case Studies

These case studies are successful examples of community engagement, design and planning, fostering partnerships, and procuring funding at parks in Baltimore, Denver, and Atlanta. 

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12/20/17
Landscape Succession Strategy

Ten years ago the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria embarked on an ambitious project to collect, treat and distribute storm water from the catchment within and around the botanic garden.

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12/19/17

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