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AAFBG is now a member of Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI).

Established in 1987, BGCI offers a global network of botanic gardens around the world for the purpose of plant conservation.  

For up-to-date news from BGCI, please read their news feed on the right or visit their website here.

 

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Atlanta Botanical Garden becomes a BGCI Patron Member

2017/08/14 18:16
BGCI is delighted to welcome Atlanta Botanical Garden as a Patron Member. As a Patron, Atlanta Botanical Garden joins a growing number of the world's largest and most influential botanic gardens and will play a key role in guiding BGCI's future programme.

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Reviving the African Botanic Garden Network - Have your say!

2017/08/05 01:05
BGCI has set up a new office in Kenya. One of the aims is to provide more support to botanic gardens across Africa. At 6GBGC we held a meeting about reviving the African Botanic Garden Network. Complete our survey to let us know what the network should offer!

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North American alpine action plan survey

2017/08/03 19:22
BGCI is conducting a survey, on behalf of a growing consortium of gardens and organisations led by Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, to identify gardens that either have significant collections of North American alpine plants or a desire to help with alpine plant conservation.

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Marsh Awards 2017 awarded to Amy Padolf and Kunle Olasupo

2017/07/18 00:36
The Marsh Awards are awarded annually by the Marsh Christian Trust, in partnership with BGCI, in recognition of excellence in International Plant Conservation and Botanic Garden Education. The awards for 2017 were announced at 6GBGC.

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New BGCI / ArbNet partnership agreement signed

2017/07/17 23:26
On 5 July 2017, a BGCI / ArbNet partnership agreement was signed between the South London Botanical Institute in the UK and the Botanic Garden of Rome in Italy

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BGCI's first technical review is now available online

2017/07/14 21:36
BGCI has just published its first technical review on 'Defining the botanic garden and how to measure performance and success'.

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GSCC award winners announced

2017/07/12 20:52
Prizes were awarded at BGCI's 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress in Geneva to recognise and celebrate the success of gardens that are conserving species through seed banking.

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Thanks Geneva! A great Congress in every respect.

2017/07/04 01:40

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LearnToEngage deadline extended

2017/06/23 02:20

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First BGCI / ArbNet partnership agreement signed

2017/06/14 23:26
On 2 June 2017, the first BGCI / ArbNet partnership agreement was signed between Vilnius University (on behalf of the Vilnius University Botanic Garden), Lithuania and The Tasmanian Arboretum Inc., Australia.

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Sharing Best Practice in Science Communication and Research and Evaluation

2017/06/09 20:57

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LearnToEngage Modules - Deadline Approaching!

2017/06/08 23:10

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BigPicnic 2nd Partner Meeting

2017/05/31 23:48

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School children in UK help to save Malawi's National tree

2017/05/31 02:36

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Shenzhen International Award in Plant Sciences - Call for Nominations

2017/05/22 23:02
The Award is intended to recognize scientists who have conducted breakthrough research in both basic and applied plant sciences. The Award will be given at successive meetings of the International Botanical Congress, starting with the one in Shenzhen.

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