Plant news from BGCI
It is estimated that up to 100,000 plants, representing more than one third of all the world's plant species, are currently threatened or face extinction in the wild. BGCI brings together the botanic gardens to work for plant conservation through science, education and horticulture.
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BGCI have recently launched a new three year project funded by the Ashden Trust. The project will promote and facilitate the use of indigenous tree species in forest restoration projects across Africa, highlighting the potential for botanic gardens to be more involved in restoration projects
Gardening in a changing climate – A new public survey by the Royal Horticultural Society and the University of Reading
Are you a keen UK gardener? Or do you visit parks or gardens? If so then the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and the University of Reading (UoR) would like your help by sharing your views on climate change and its impact on gardens and gardening practices in their new online survey.
BGCI’s Director of Education, Julia Willison, has been selected to become a fellow of The Noyce Foundation's Leadership Institute year-long programme.
A comprehensive, free educational resource for those looking to widen their knowledge in different fields.
BGCI U.S. staff person has set up a new office at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSABG) in Claremont, California.
At the Postcode Lottery beneficiary gala (‘Goed Geld Gala’) of February 12, it was announced that the Dutch Botanic Gardens Association (NVBT) will receive a single contribution for the 5 years agenda “Planting the future”.
"Shifting Landscapes: Cultivating Connections with a Broader Community": Longwood Graduate Program Annual Symposium, March 15, 2013
A one-day symposium, that will be held on 15th March 2013 and hosted by the Fellows of the Longwood Graduate Program in Public Horticulture.