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Sentinel Plant Network survey: Connecting collections and expertise

2 March 2011

Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) is working with partners around the world to assess the potential for an international Sentinel Plant Network that globally connects plant collections and expertise to form an early warning system that helps predict and prevent the incursion of new pests (insects, pathogens, or plants).

We need your help.  If you work at a botanical institution that maintains living plant collections, please take 5 minutes to complete this short 12-question survey, designed to identify resources, expertise, and programs already in place at botanical institutions around the world.

The survey will be available electronically through March 31, 2011.

Results will be summarized and used to help guide development of a global Sentinel Plant Network, and will be made available on the BGCI website.

Thank you for participating!  For additional information, visit our website or contact me at andrea.kramer @

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