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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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ERA public symposium and meeting at Royal Botanical Gardens

2018/10/30 23:40
The 4th public symposium and annual meeting of the Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens was held from 3-5 October in Ontario, Canada. Hosted by Royal Botanical Gardens, the symposium which had the theme 'Ecological Restoration in Urban Areas', attracted 100 participants.

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Request for Information: North American Botanic Gardens

2018/10/25 02:56

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A travel bursary for a student of dendrology or full-time employee to join the IDS tour to Hungary

2018/10/23 21:48
The International Dendrology Society (IDS) is offering a travel bursary for a student of dendrology or full-time employee under 30 years of age to join the IDS tour to Hungary in September 2019.

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Education Congress closing remarks

2018/10/17 02:03

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Marsh Christian Awards 2018 awarded to Christian Torres-Santana and Clemmie Borgstein

2018/09/19 02:08
BGCI and the Marsh Christian Trust are pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the Marsh Christian Awards

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NMNS Japan International Symposium 2018: Plant Biodiversity Conservation in East and Southeast Asia

2018/09/06 16:56
The National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo, Japan will hold its International Symposium 2018: 'Plant Biodiversity Conservation in East and Southeast Asia' from November 9th-11th, 2018.

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BGCI's second technical review now available online!

2018/08/29 23:26
BGCI has just published its second technical review: 'The economic, social and environmental impacts of botanic gardens'.

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Online video: Using drones to assist in plant conservation

2018/08/03 07:03

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Major Botanic Garden project initiated in the United Arab Emirates

2018/07/27 22:07
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah has signed a contract to establish the first phase of a new world class botanic garden in Sharjah.

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Marsh Awards for International Plant Conservation and Education in Botanic Gardens- Deadline approaching

2018/07/27 21:58
BGCI is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the Marsh Awards for International Plant Conservation and Botanic Garden Education sponsored by the Marsh Christian Trust.

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BigPicnic Big News: Science cafes #2

2018/07/27 00:42

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BGCI 项目“濒危植物长果安息香综合保护”利益相关者研讨会成功举行

2018/07/23 12:42
7月13-15日,由BGCI资助、湖南植物园主办的“濒危植物长果安息香综合保护” 利益相关者研讨会在桑植县五道水镇隆重举行,共50余利益相关者参加.

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The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation – what future?

2018/07/10 21:45
The CBD Secretariat has launched an on-line survey to gather views on the nature and content of a Global Strategy for Plant Conservation beyond 2020

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Baekdudagan National Arboretum

2018/07/09 21:54
Baekdudagan National Arboretum officially opened on the 3rd of May 2018.The Arboretum, located in South Korea is home to one of the largest seed vaults in Asia.

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Growing Trees on the IUCN Red List

2018/07/06 18:19
699 trees have been added to the IUCN Red List of Threatened species in the first update of 2018! Some trees have been reassessed while others get their first assessment published on the red list.

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