s Botanic Gardens Conservation International - Australian Association of Friends of Botanic Gardens

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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.

 

BCGI News Feed

Arboretum Doña Inés accounces 12-acre land transfer

2019/01/21 21:52
The Luis Muñoz Marín Foundation in Puerto Rico announces the 12-acre Arboretum Doña Inés land transfer from the Municipality of San Juan. Thursday, January 10, 2019, marks the 111th Birth of the former first lady, Doña Inés María Mendoza

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Xishuangbanna Declaration on Plant Conservation

2019/01/10 22:49
The Xishuangbanna Declaration on Plant Conservation was released after unanimous approval from the participants in the Xishuangbanna International Symposium, “Saving All the Plants in a Changing World”,

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NTBG announces Janet L. Mayfield as Director and CEO

2019/01/04 04:01

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Call for papers and posters for the international symposium "La cartographie de la flore, un outil au service des politiques publiques de la biodiversité"

2018/11/29 03:53
Call for papers and posters for the international symposium "La cartographie de la flore, un outil au service des politiques publiques de la biodiversité" a tribute to Professor Pierre Dupont:

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Hurricane Maria: Naples Botanical Garden aids Puerto Rican park hit by storm

2018/11/27 09:21
Relationship blossoms between Naples Botanical Garden, Puerto Rican arboretum hit by Maria

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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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