6GBGC: Abstract submission - deadline 31st January
The deadline for submitting abstracts for symposia, oral presentations and posters for the 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress is fast approaching. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to share your work and ideas with the global botanic gardens community. 6GBGC will be held in Geneva, Switzerland from 26th to 30th June 2016. Find out more
Theaceae ex situ survey deadline extension – 31st January
Does your garden have Theaceae species in its collection? We want to hear about it! Get involved by updating your collection information on GardenSearch and sharing your photos with us ahead of the publication of the Red List of Theaceae. Find out more
Gap analyses of ex situ collections and in situ conservation needs for North American Oak Species – deadline 28th February
Through funding from the United States Forest Service and collaboration with BGCI US, The Morton Arboretum is conducting a conservation gap analysis for native US oak species (genus Quercus). We are requesting accessions data, including provenance information, from all gardens that maintain oak species. Analysis results will provide valuable guidance for future oak collection and conservation work. Find out more
Let it Grow feedback – Deadline 3rd February
We are coming to the close of the first year of the EAZA, BGCI & Ecsite campaign – Let it Grow. In order to have a clear view of how the 2016 part of the campaign has gone, we would like to ask organisations involved to send us an update on their activities so far. Find out more
Contribute to the next issue of Roots – deadline 1st February
The deadline for abstracts for the next issue of Roots is approaching. The issue will look at engaging young people aged 13 to 18. There are a number of ways you can contribute, including reviews of resources, profiles of inspirational interns or volunteers and articles about inspirational projects. To see your work in Roots send your abstracts (100 words max) to Liliana.firstname.lastname@example.org
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