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  1. Botanic Gardens

    Call for abstracts is open - 10th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens

    The call for abstracts for BGCI's 10th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens is now open. This event entitled "Bringing Life to the City" will take place at the University of...
    The call for abstracts for BGCI's 10th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens is now open. This event entitled "Bringing Life to the City" will take place at the University of Warsaw Botanic Garden on 9-14th September 2018.Continue reading...
    The call for abstracts for BGCI's 10th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens is now open. This event entitled "Bringing Life to the City" will take place at the University of Warsaw Botanic Garden on 9-14th September...
    The call for abstracts for BGCI's 10th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens is now open. This event entitled "Bringing Life to the City" will take place at the University of...
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    Botanic garden research - complete the survey now

    As part of her PhD studies at Curtin University and Kings Park Botanic Garden in Perth Western Australia, Alaa Nayyef is carrying out a survey of resources and conservation focus of botanic...
    As part of her PhD studies at Curtin University and Kings Park Botanic Garden in Perth Western Australia, Alaa Nayyef is carrying out a survey of resources and conservation focus of botanic gardens from a range of phytogeographic zones.Continue reading...
    As part of her PhD studies at Curtin University and Kings Park Botanic Garden in Perth Western Australia, Alaa Nayyef is carrying out a survey of resources and conservation focus of botanic gardens from a range of phytogeographic zones.Continue...
    As part of her PhD studies at Curtin University and Kings Park Botanic Garden in Perth Western Australia, Alaa Nayyef is carrying out a survey of resources and conservation focus of botanic...
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    BigPicnic BigNews - Exhibtions #2

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    The Big Give - Get your donations doubled this Christmas

    BGCI is once again participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, fundraising to protect island tree species from extinction! Donate at any time from midday Tuesday 28th November to midday...
    BGCI is once again participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, fundraising to protect island tree species from extinction! Donate at any time from midday Tuesday 28th November to midday Tuesday 5th December 2017 for the chance to get your donation doubled!Continue reading...
    BGCI is once again participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, fundraising to protect island tree species from extinction! Donate at any time from midday Tuesday 28th November to midday Tuesday 5th December 2017 for the chance to get your...
    BGCI is once again participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, fundraising to protect island tree species from extinction! Donate at any time from midday Tuesday 28th November to midday...
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    Seed conservation in the Indian Ocean Islands

    At the start of November 2017, BGCI ran a training course in Mauritius to build capacity for seed collection from Critically Endangered trees. Participants attended from botanic gardens, NGOs,...
    At the start of November 2017, BGCI ran a training course in Mauritius to build capacity for seed collection from Critically Endangered trees. Participants attended from botanic gardens, NGOs, private conservation initiatives and National Parks from Mauritius, Rodrigues, Reunion and the...
    At the start of November 2017, BGCI ran a training course in Mauritius to build capacity for seed collection from Critically Endangered trees. Participants attended from botanic gardens, NGOs, private conservation initiatives and National Parks...
    At the start of November 2017, BGCI ran a training course in Mauritius to build capacity for seed collection from Critically Endangered trees. Participants attended from botanic gardens, NGOs,...
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    BGCI's first technical review now available in Chinese

    BGCI's first technical review on 'Defining the botanic garden and how to measure performance and success' is now available in ChineseContinue reading...
    BGCI's first technical review on 'Defining the botanic garden and how to measure performance and success' is now available in ChineseContinue reading...
    BGCI's first technical review on 'Defining the botanic garden and how to measure performance and success' is now available in ChineseContinue reading...
    BGCI's first technical review on 'Defining the botanic garden and how to measure performance and success' is now available in ChineseContinue reading...
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    70th anniversary of the Arturo E. Ragonese Botanic Garden

    The Arturo E. Ragonese Botanic Garden in Buenos Aires, Argentina celebrated its 70th anniversary in October.Continue reading...
    The Arturo E. Ragonese Botanic Garden in Buenos Aires, Argentina celebrated its 70th anniversary in October.Continue reading...
    The Arturo E. Ragonese Botanic Garden in Buenos Aires, Argentina celebrated its 70th anniversary in October.Continue reading...
    The Arturo E. Ragonese Botanic Garden in Buenos Aires, Argentina celebrated its 70th anniversary in October.Continue reading...
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    Plants, People, Planet - a new journal

    Launching in 2018: A new cross disciplinary Open Access journal from the new Phytologist Trust.Continue reading...
    Launching in 2018: A new cross disciplinary Open Access journal from the new Phytologist Trust.Continue reading...
    Launching in 2018: A new cross disciplinary Open Access journal from the new Phytologist Trust.Continue reading...
    Launching in 2018: A new cross disciplinary Open Access journal from the new Phytologist Trust.Continue reading...
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    Fundraiser following hurricanes Irma and Maria

    In September, Puerto Rico was struck by two consecutive catastrophic Hurricanes (Irma and María). The devastation ravaged both populated and forested areas. The Arboretum Doña Inés Park of the...
    In September, Puerto Rico was struck by two consecutive catastrophic Hurricanes (Irma and María). The devastation ravaged both populated and forested areas. The Arboretum Doña Inés Park of the Luis Muñoz Marín Foundation did not escape the destruction and they are now fundraising to restore...
    In September, Puerto Rico was struck by two consecutive catastrophic Hurricanes (Irma and María). The devastation ravaged both populated and forested areas. The Arboretum Doña Inés Park of the Luis Muñoz Marín Foundation did not escape the...
    In September, Puerto Rico was struck by two consecutive catastrophic Hurricanes (Irma and María). The devastation ravaged both populated and forested areas. The Arboretum Doña Inés Park of the...
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    European ferns face extinction

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    Buy a book and support BGCI

    Christmas treat: The King of Puddings. RBG Kew expert Guide Angela Dixon has authored a tour of the global history of the Christmas Pudding. £1 from every sale goes to support BGCI's global...
    Christmas treat: The King of Puddings. RBG Kew expert Guide Angela Dixon has authored a tour of the global history of the Christmas Pudding. £1 from every sale goes to support BGCI's global conservation work!Continue reading...
    Christmas treat: The King of Puddings. RBG Kew expert Guide Angela Dixon has authored a tour of the global history of the Christmas Pudding. £1 from every sale goes to support BGCI's global conservation work!Continue reading...
    Christmas treat: The King of Puddings. RBG Kew expert Guide Angela Dixon has authored a tour of the global history of the Christmas Pudding. £1 from every sale goes to support BGCI's global...
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    Wanted!

    Wanted! Plants that are missing from botanic garden living collections and seed banks. Do you have them in your collections?Continue reading...
    Wanted! Plants that are missing from botanic garden living collections and seed banks. Do you have them in your collections?Continue reading...
    Wanted! Plants that are missing from botanic garden living collections and seed banks. Do you have them in your collections?Continue reading...
    Wanted! Plants that are missing from botanic garden living collections and seed banks. Do you have them in your collections?Continue reading...
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    Pha Tad Ke launches second phase fundraise drive

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    Newly published: Red List of U.S. Oaks

    The Red List of U.S. Oaks report details for the first time the distributions, population trends, and threats facing all 91 native oak species in the U.S.Continue reading...
    The Red List of U.S. Oaks report details for the first time the distributions, population trends, and threats facing all 91 native oak species in the U.S.Continue reading...
    The Red List of U.S. Oaks report details for the first time the distributions, population trends, and threats facing all 91 native oak species in the U.S.Continue reading...
    The Red List of U.S. Oaks report details for the first time the distributions, population trends, and threats facing all 91 native oak species in the U.S.Continue reading...
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    First BGCI/ArbNet Partnership Programme grants awarded

    BGCI and ArbNet are delighted to announce the first set of grants awarded in the framework of the BGCI/ArbNet Partnership Programme.Continue reading...
    BGCI and ArbNet are delighted to announce the first set of grants awarded in the framework of the BGCI/ArbNet Partnership Programme.Continue reading...
    BGCI and ArbNet are delighted to announce the first set of grants awarded in the framework of the BGCI/ArbNet Partnership Programme.Continue reading...
    BGCI and ArbNet are delighted to announce the first set of grants awarded in the framework of the BGCI/ArbNet Partnership Programme.Continue reading...
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    Plant species going into the red on the IUCN Red List article

    In today’s IUCN Red List update more plants than ever are listed as threatened with extinction. Some of North America’s ash species that are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle...
    In today’s IUCN Red List update more plants than ever are listed as threatened with extinction. Some of North America’s ash species that are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle decimating their populations and all the European Sorbus species are now assessed.Continue reading...
    In today’s IUCN Red List update more plants than ever are listed as threatened with extinction. Some of North America’s ash species that are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle decimating their populations and all the European...
    In today’s IUCN Red List update more plants than ever are listed as threatened with extinction. Some of North America’s ash species that are on the brink of extinction due to an invasive beetle...
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    BigPicnic BigNews - Exhibtions

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    Atlanta Botanical Garden becomes a BGCI Patron Member

    BGCI is delighted to welcome Atlanta Botanical Garden as a Patron Member. As a Patron, Atlanta Botanical Garden joins a growing number of the world's largest and most influential botanic gardens...
    BGCI is delighted to welcome Atlanta Botanical Garden as a Patron Member. As a Patron, Atlanta Botanical Garden joins a growing number of the world's largest and most influential botanic gardens and will play a key role in guiding BGCI's future programme.Continue reading...
    BGCI is delighted to welcome Atlanta Botanical Garden as a Patron Member. As a Patron, Atlanta Botanical Garden joins a growing number of the world's largest and most influential botanic gardens and will play a key role in guiding BGCI's future...
    BGCI is delighted to welcome Atlanta Botanical Garden as a Patron Member. As a Patron, Atlanta Botanical Garden joins a growing number of the world's largest and most influential botanic gardens...
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    Reviving the African Botanic Garden Network - Have your say!

    BGCI has set up a new office in Kenya. One of the aims is to provide more support to botanic gardens across Africa. At 6GBGC we held a meeting about reviving the African Botanic Garden Network....
    BGCI has set up a new office in Kenya. One of the aims is to provide more support to botanic gardens across Africa. At 6GBGC we held a meeting about reviving the African Botanic Garden Network. Complete our survey to let us know what the network should offer!Continue reading...
    BGCI has set up a new office in Kenya. One of the aims is to provide more support to botanic gardens across Africa. At 6GBGC we held a meeting about reviving the African Botanic Garden Network. Complete our survey to let us know what the network...
    BGCI has set up a new office in Kenya. One of the aims is to provide more support to botanic gardens across Africa. At 6GBGC we held a meeting about reviving the African Botanic Garden Network....
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    North American alpine action plan survey

    BGCI is conducting a survey, on behalf of a consortium of gardens and organisations led by Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, to identify gardens that either have significant collections of North American...
    BGCI is conducting a survey, on behalf of a consortium of gardens and organisations led by Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, to identify gardens that either have significant collections of North American alpine plants or a desire to help with alpine plant conservation.Continue reading...
    BGCI is conducting a survey, on behalf of a consortium of gardens and organisations led by Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, to identify gardens that either have significant collections of North American alpine plants or a desire to help with alpine...
    BGCI is conducting a survey, on behalf of a consortium of gardens and organisations led by Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, to identify gardens that either have significant collections of North American...
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