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BGCI News Archives

News archives are sorted by year - use the drop-down to explore.

Publication Year: 
17 Dec : £12,000 raised for tree conservation through the Big Give Christmas Challenge
15 Dec : Plantas de la Isla de Puerto Rico
08 Dec : Promoting the conservation of threatened Heliconia species
07 Dec : Association of Zoological Horticulture Announces 2016 Plant Conservation Grant Winners
07 Dec : Success: Hope for Betula megrelica
01 Dec : BGCI welcomes Shenzhen Fairy Lake Botanical Garden as its newest patron member
01 Dec : The proceedings from BGCI’s 9th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens have just been published
30 Nov : Call for Abstracts and Proposals for the 2016 Gene Conservation of Trees Workshop
30 Nov : Let It Grow Campaign – Why BGCI members should consider getting involved
24 Nov : Support our Zero Tree Extinctions project this Christmas
19 Nov : Setting restoration targets for 2020 – Outcomes of the meeting of the Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens
19 Nov : Plants are growing on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
12 Nov : Global tree specialists meet to conserve the world’s trees
03 Nov : BGCI members win International Garden Tourism Awards
03 Nov : New report ‘How Can Botanic Gardens Grow Their Social Role? Lessons from the Communities in Nature programme’ now available online
02 Nov : Leiden Botanic Garden wins Tulip Garden of the Year award
27 Oct : The New York Times features global tree conservation and BGCI's PlantSearch database
23 Oct : Winners of Marsh Awards announced
22 Oct : New report highlights that only one in four of the most threatened trees are represented in ex situ collections
15 Oct : Singapore Botanic Gardens becomes BGCI Patron Member
02 Oct : Are you interested in garden partnerships and twinning programmes?
01 Oct : Working together to develop best practices for botanic gardens
29 Sep : A summary of BGCI's 2015 education congress in Missouri
28 Sep : Shanghai-Chenshan Botanical Garden becomes BGCI's latest Patron Member
17 Sep : BGCI is developing a new series of courses on public engagement in botanic gardens and we want your help!
09 Sep : BGCI at the 14th World Forestry Congress, Durban
01 Sep : BGCI's conservation projects in China praised by external review committee.
21 Aug : New book - Pests in N. W. European Greenhouses - Jan Piet Kaas
12 Aug : BGEN Training and Networking events
10 Aug : Progress in plant conservation discussed by expert group
27 Jul : BGCI's Featured Garden: Bok Tower Gardens, Florida
24 Jul : Website restructure
15 Jul : EuroGard VII - Conclusions and Resolutions
15 Jul : New partnership announced to conserve Argentina’s medicinal plant heritage
08 Jul : Smithsonian Launches Effort to Capture Plant Genome Diversity Amid Global Biodiversity Crisis
23 Jun : Have your say in the future of BGCI’s Roots
17 Jun : Call for nominations - Marsh Awards
12 Jun : Whither Plant Conservation? Commentary from a U.S. board member and peer
10 Jun : News from the U.S. Botanic Garden: Green Business Certification Inc. Launches SITES, its Newly Acquired Rating System for Sustainable Landscapes
05 Jun : Assessing the world’s Ebonies
05 Jun : Botanical gardens uniquely positioned to meet need for food and agricultural education
03 Jun : Call for action - Betulaceae ex situ survey results
01 Jun : Special offer for BGCI members
14 May : Win a copy of 'Botanic Gardens' by Sarah Rutherford
13 May : Join the Let it Grow working groups
13 May : BGCI thanks Missouri Botanical garden for their hard work and continuing support
27 Apr : Plants from the Woods and Forests of Chile - an exclusive limited edition book from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
07 Apr : Collaboration for restoration: The Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens meets in Jordan
07 Apr : BGCI is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new initiative on seed conservation
07 Apr : Have your say in the future of Communities in Nature
07 Apr : Shanghai International Flower Show
07 Apr : New BGCI training resources on Access and Benefit Sharing
03 Apr : Science and Conservation Summary released by The Morton Arboretum
01 Apr : Shenzhen Fairy Lake Botanical Garden, BGCI and IPSN Workshop
25 Mar : New article "The Race for Plant Survival" highlights plant conservation at public gardens
25 Mar : EuroGard - pre- and post-congress tours - book now
25 Mar : Can you help us save threatened trees in the family Betulaceae?
16 Mar : Wanted: Learning Resources on Local Biodiversity
13 Mar : IPSN Plant Pest Monitoring & Prevention Workshop
10 Mar : Stakeholder workshop on the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation held in Uganda
16 Feb : Registration now open for EuroGard VII
06 Feb : Garden Conservation Paper featured in leading plant science journal
04 Feb : Darwin Scholarship Programme Latin America
04 Feb : Communities in Nature Nocturne at BGCI's Education Congress
30 Jan : BGCI welcomes San Diego Zoo Global as a Principal Member
27 Jan : 'Beyond Our Borders' at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015
21 Jan : The Morton Arboretum recognized for excellence in ecological restoration
21 Jan : Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (China) to conduct genetic optimization of its living collection of threatened plants
20 Jan : EuroGard VII - deadline for abstract submission extended to 2 February
19 Jan : PlantSearch updates – new links and features now available
19 Jan : Think tank sees international environmental experts join forces in Australia
16 Jan : BGCI U.S. Appoints New Executive Director
07 Jan : Evaluation of Communities in Nature projects published in journal, Environmental Education Research
06 Jan : ArbNet Website Update
05 Jan : Restoring dry woodlands in Pakistan
05 Jan : New structure for the Argentinian Botanical Garden Network (RAJB)
05 Jan : EuroGard VII - deadline for abstract submission 16 January