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Slide Presentations from the BGCI 8th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens

All the slide presentations from the BGCI 8th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens, which was held in November 2012 in Mexico City are available to download, below.


List of slide presentations and authors

Plenary Sessions


 Tourists, Twitter and the targets; ten societal trends in the coming decade to guide educational programmes to meet GSPC objectives in botanic gardens

Richard Benfield


 Implementing the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation: the particular challenges for botanic gardens in education, awareness-building and plant conservation action

Peter Wyse Jackson


Public Gardens and growing a sustainable community - Deborah Frank 

Historia de tomates, palmas y jóvenes: avances y retos en la formación de un equipo de Educadores Ambientales para el Jardín Botánico Culiacán, Sinaloa, México - Sandra Nayeli González Mateos

 A Proactive Approach to Conserving and Protecting Natural Capital - Janet Mayfield

Plants are Cool! Effective Approaches to Engaging Teens in the World of Plants,Science and the Environment - Amy Padolf and Jeff Downing

La Educación ambiental para la conservación de la diversidad vegetal en la comunidad -  Ramón Cristóbal Ríos-Albuerne, Maritza Sánchez-Pentón and Amed Pupo

Belize Botanic Gardens’ Conservation Efforts - Mario Teul

Training for Trainers – Helping our horticulturists become better teachers - Leigh Morris

Ecological restoration and the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation - Deborah Frank

Lineamientos para la protección n integral de las Plantas Medicinales Área Protegida y Jardín Botánico como estrategia de conservación -  José Ignacio Giraldo Arango