This Landscape Advice Note provides an overview of the statutory protection measures associated with trees.
This Landscape Advice Note looks at how dead wood can be integrated in the presentation of historic parks and gardens that is: in keeping with the aesthetics of the landscape design; and beneficial for wildlife. The Note also briefly considers duties of care to people, property and livestock.
Next to buildings, trees are usually the largest and most prominent feature in any landscape – rural or urban. This document sets out the policy for tree management on English Heritage properties.
The Alliance for Public Gardens GIS is a consortium of biological collection managers and GIS professionals who are dedicated to making geographic information systems more accessible to arboreta, botanical gardens, cemeteries, display gardens, historic landscapes, natural reserves, parks, theme parks, zoos, and other managed landscapes for use in asset management, biodiversity conservation, education, and scientific research
Is free software which allows you to search and annotate PDFs. A good way to search for plants in PDF plant records, Index Seminum etc.
(formerly Google Refine) is a powerful tool for working with messy data: cleaning it; transforming it from one format into another; extending it with web services; and linking it to databases like Freebase.
The only global database of living plant, seed and tissue collections
A working list of all known plant species. It aims to be comprehensive for species of Vascular plant (flowering plants, conifers, ferns and their allies) and of Bryophytes (mosses and liverworts).
Collaboration between the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden enabled the creation of The Plant List by combining multiple checklist data sets held by these institutions and other collaborators.
Missouri Botanic Gardens’ Tropicos® was originally created for internal research but has since been made available to the world’s scientific community. All of the nomenclatural, bibliographic, and specimen data accumulated in MBG’s electronic databases during the past 25 years are publicly available here. This system has over 1.2 million scientific names and 4.0 million specimen records. A number of tools have been developed including a name matching service.
A model for the acquisition and the exchange of living plant material within the botanic gardens community in respect of the ABS requirements of the CBD. IPEN is a voluntary registration system intending to facilitate the botanic gardens plant exchange in accordance with the CBD provisions.