Public gardens have an obligation to uphold the highest ethical standards, including when it comes to development and management of the collections in our care. This Ethics Checklist is intended to serve as a resource for professionals in the field of living collections curation, providing a reference point for best practices. The document was prepared in 2017 by members of the Plant Collections Professional Section of the American Public Gardens Association (APGA).
An Ethics Checklist for Curators of Living Plant Collections
Publications & Documents
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