PlantSnap! where nature takes root

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 7, 2019

PlantSnap! where nature takes root

Plantsnap! mobile application

PlantSnap where nature takes root American Public Gardens Association is excited to announce the official debut of a new partnership with plant identification app, PlantSnap. This new initiative will help build the most comprehensive database of plant photos in the world by empowering garden visitors to become citizen scientists in their own communities. PlantSnap gives […]

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Arboretum recognized for two new nationally accredited collections

by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist
October 12, 2018

Arboretum recognized for two new nationally accredited collections

Forsythia x intermedia 'Karl Sax' 253-2005-B Michael Dosmann

Ginkgo and Forsythia holdings acknowledged for research and conservation value by Deborah Blackwell, Marketing & Communications Specialist The Plant Collections Network (PCN) of the American Public Gardens Association recently bestowed national accreditation status to two genera in the Arnold Arboretum’s collections: Forsythia and Ginkgo. Along with six previously recognized genera—Acer (maple), Carya (hickory), Fagus (beech), […]

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Planned, Documented, and Shared: Plant Collections Network’s Next Chapter

by Michael Dosmann, Keeper of the Living Collections
April 7, 2017

Planned, Documented, and Shared: Plant Collections Network’s Next Chapter

Ginkgo biloba 466-2002-F

In a 2017 special issue of Public Garden Magazine (Volume 32), Curator of Living Collections Michael Dosmann considers the future of Plant Collections Network. This flagship program of the American Public Gardens Association partners with the USDA Agricultural Research Service to coordinate germplasm preservation and collections management strategies for North American public gardens. Plant Collections […]

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Arnoldia special issue garners Silver Award

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
May 11, 2011

Arnoldia special issue garners Silver Award

Arnoldia Special Issue

Last year’s special issue of Arnoldia (Vol. 68, No. 2) has received the 2011 Dorothy E. Hansell Publication Award from the American Public Gardens Association (APGA), and a 2011 Silver Award of Achievement from the Garden Writers Association. The issue features a 20-year retrospective on the work of the North America–China Plant Exploration Consortium (NACPEC), […]

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