Botanic Gardens Conservation International
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BGCI News Archives

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

Publication Year: 
14 Dec : BigPicnic Third Partner Meeting
13 Dec : 1st International Symposium held at Baekdudaegan National Arboretum (BDNA, South Korea)
13 Dec : BGCI raises £19,748 for island tree conservation!
12 Dec : LearnToEngage Multiplier Event
11 Dec : Call for papers: Fourth World Journal Special Issue on Indigenous Peoples, Medicinal Plants and Wild Foods
08 Dec : Contribute to the next issue of Roots
06 Dec : Call for abstracts is open - 10th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens
04 Dec : Botanic garden research - complete the survey now
28 Nov : BigPicnic BigNews - Exhibtions #2
27 Nov : The Big Give - Get your donations doubled this Christmas
20 Nov : Seed conservation in the Indian Ocean Islands
13 Nov : BGCI's first technical review now available in Chinese
02 Nov : 70th anniversary of the Arturo E. Ragonese Botanic Garden
02 Nov : Plants, People, Planet - a new journal
02 Nov : Fundraiser following hurricanes Irma and Maria
01 Nov : European ferns face extinction
27 Oct : Buy a book and support BGCI
26 Oct : Hosting the 11th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens 2022
13 Oct : Wanted!
09 Oct : Pha Tad Ke launches second phase fundraise drive
28 Sep : First BGCI/ArbNet Partnership Programme grants awarded
25 Sep : World’s botanic gardens contain a third of all known plant species, and help protect the most threatened
20 Sep : Newly published: Red List of U.S. Oaks
13 Sep : Plant species going into the red on the IUCN Red List
22 Aug : BigPicnic BigNews - Exhibtions
14 Aug : Atlanta Botanical Garden becomes a BGCI Patron Member
04 Aug : Reviving the African Botanic Garden Network - Have your say!
03 Aug : North American alpine action plan survey
17 Jul : Marsh Awards 2017 awarded to Amy Padolf and Kunle Olasupo
17 Jul : New BGCI / ArbNet partnership agreement signed
14 Jul : BGCI's first technical review is now available online
12 Jul : GSCC award winners announced
03 Jul : Thanks Geneva! A great Congress in every respect.
22 Jun : LearnToEngage deadline extended
14 Jun : First BGCI / ArbNet partnership agreement signed
09 Jun : Sharing Best Practice in Science Communication and Research and Evaluation
08 Jun : LearnToEngage Modules - Deadline Approaching!
31 May : BigPicnic 2nd Partner Meeting
30 May : School children in UK help to save Malawi's National tree
22 May : Shenzhen International Award in Plant Sciences - Call for Nominations
15 May : 6th Southeast Asia Botanic Garden Network Conference - Bringing together SEA’s botanic garden community
10 May : Center for Plant Conservation 2017 Annual Meeting
08 May : Peter Wyse Jackson awarded Distinguished Service Medal from the Garden Club of America
04 Apr : How many tree species are there in the world?
20 Mar : Emblematic alpine plants: Towards a better understanding of their fundamental climatic requirements
13 Mar : BGCI Member Gardens finalists for Best Botanical Garden in the U.S.
01 Mar : In situ and Ex situ Gap Analyses of Conservation Needs for U.S. Oak Species
01 Mar : International day of action on World Biodiversity Day for Let it Grow
28 Feb : Global Seed Conservation Challenge Awards now open!
27 Feb : New article published: "The role of botanic gardens in the twenty-first century"
21 Feb : Free online GIS course series by The Nature Conservancy
15 Feb : The Morton Arboretum announces the promotion of Murphy Westwood, PhD to Director, Global Tree Conservation Program
25 Jan : Let us know about how you have Let it Grow
23 Jan : What defines a botanic garden?
17 Jan : BGCI Appoints Southeast Asia Botanic Gardens Network Coordinator
10 Jan : Jennifer Cruse-Sanders named State Botanical Garden of Georgia director
06 Jan : Communities in Nature Webinars #5: Creative Evaluation Made Easy with Nicky Boyd
06 Jan : bgen Training Day - Journeys into Interpretation. 1st Februaury, 2017
05 Jan : ThreatSearch
03 Jan : Training opportunities at RBG, Kew