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Maintaining and managing a preservation environment for collections storage is difficult, expensive, and consumes large amounts of energy.
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?
Excellence in stewardship for cultural institutions isn’t just putting together an amazing collection.
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?
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?
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.
Search over 242,000 conservation assessments, representing over 150,000 taxa.
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.
These case studies are successful examples of community engagement, design and planning, fostering partnerships, and procuring funding at parks in Baltimore, Denver, and Atlanta.
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.