Natural disasters bring multiple concerns for public gardens. Keeping staff and visitors protected and mitigating damage to collections, grounds and structures is a daunting challenge. Will your Garden be ready to respond? Participants will learn to plan, prepare and tap into resources and relationships within communities to prepare for disasters. Learn how designing appropriate insurance can be used to fund relief. Find out how successful partnerships have lent significant assistance to restore Gardens that have been affected by natural disaster. Consider reciprocity.