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Public Garden Management

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Klappentext "Public Garden Management" is an all-in-one professional reference and textbook that clearly shows how to develop, establish, manage and maintain a sustainable (both economically and environmentally) public garden. Written by thirty leading experts, the book offers practical coverage of the relevant topics, with supporting case studies that show how the information can be applied with the help of line drawings and photographs that assist in conveying critical information. Zusammenfassung Public Garden Management is an all-in-one professional reference and textbook that clearly shows how to develop! establish! manage and maintain a sustainable (both economically and environmentally) public garden.

Auteur

Donald A. Rakow, PhD, serves as the Elizabeth Newman Wilds Director of Cornell Plantations, as well as Director of the Cornell Graduate Program in Public Garden Leadership. Actively involved in horticultural associations and education initiatives at many levels, Rakow is a frequent speaker at conferences and has been honored with the APGA Service Award, for his service on American Public Gardens Association's board of directors and many of its committees. Sharon A. Lee is the principal of Sharon Lee & Associates, a communications consulting firm, and is the former deputy director of the American Public Gardens Association and the founding editor of the Public Garden, the journal of the American Public Gardens Association.



Résumé
Public Garden Management is an all-in-one professional reference and textbook that clearly shows how to develop, establish, manage and maintain a sustainable (both economically and environmentally) public garden.

Contenu

Acknowledgments. Foreword . Peter H. Raven. Part I Public Gardens and Their Significance. Chapter 1 What Is a Public Garden? (Donald A. Rakow). Chapter 2 The History and Significance of Public Gardens (Christine Flanagan). Part II The Emerging Garden. Chapter 3 Critical Issues in Starting a Public Garden (Robert E. Lyons). Chapter 4 The Process of Organizing a New Public Garden (Mary Pat Matheson). Chapter 5 Land Acquisition (Maureen Heffernan). Chapter 6 Designing for Plants and People (Iain M. Robertson). Part III Administrative Functions. Chapter 7 Staffing and Personnel Management (Gerard T. Donnelly and Nancy L. Peske). Chapter 8 Volunteer Recruitment and Management (Arlene Ferris). Chapter 9 Budgeting and Financial Planning (Richard Piacentini and Lisa Macioce). Chapter 10 Fund Raising and Membership Development (Patricia Rich). Chapter 11 Earned Income Opportunities (Richard H. Daley). Chapter 12 Facilities and Infrastructure (Eric Tschanz). Chapter 13 Grounds Management and Security (Vincent A. Simeone). Part IV Programmatic Functions. Chapter 14 Public Gardens and Their Communities: The Value of Outreach (Susan Lacerte). Chapter 15 Formal Education for Students, Teachers, and Youth at Public Gardens (Patsy Benveniste and Jennifer Schwarz-Ballard). Chapter 16 Continuing, Professional, and Higher Education (Larry DeBuhr). Chapter 17 Interpreting Gardens to Visitors (Kitty Connolly). Chapter 18 Evaluation of Garden Programming and Planning (Julie Warsowe). Chapter 19 Public Relations and Marketing Communications (Leeann Lavin and Elizabeth Randolph). Chapter 20 Collections Management (David Michener). Chapter 21 Research at Public Gardens (Kayri Havens). Chapter 22 Conservation Practices at Public Gardens (Sarah Reichard). Part V Long-Term Initiatives. Chapter 23 A Strategic Approach to Leadership and Management (Kathleen Socolofsky and Mary Burke). Chapter 24 Associations and Partnerships (Claire Sawyers). Chapter 25 Facility Expansion (Brian Holley). Chapter 26 The Shape of Gardens to Come (Paul B. Redman). Appendix A: Factors in the Development and Management of Canadian Public Gardens (Melanie Sifton and David Galbraith). Appendix B: The Importance of Plant Exploration Today (Paul W. Meyer). Appendix C: Herbaria (Barbara M. Thiers). Appendix D: Public Garden Archives (Sheila Connor). Appendix E: The Library in a Public Garden (Rita M. Hassert). Appendix F: Horticultural Therapy and Public Gardens (Karen L. Kennedy). References. Contributors.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Public Garden Management
Sous-titre: A Complete Guide to the Planning and Administration of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta
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Code EAN: 9780470532133
ISBN: 978-0-470-53213-3
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Genre: Art
nombre de pages: 400
Poids: 924g
Taille: H238mm x B196mm x T25mm
Année: 2011