Identity and Sustainability at U.S. Botanical Gardens

By November 26, 2012Library

Identity, Sustainability, and Local Setting at U.S. Botanical Gardens
New paper published by Erb Faculty Affiliate, Victoria Johnson. Victoria thanks the Erb Institute for the research grant that made her paper possible.

“In the last decade, an increasing number of U.S. botanical gardens have adopted the concept of ¬†‘sustainability’ as an explicit element of their missions and practices. By reducing water, energy, and pesticide usage, these gardens seek to model environmental behavior that mitigates the destructive impact of human activities.”

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