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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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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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6th Southeast Asia Botanic Garden Network Conference - Bringing together SEA’s botanic garden community

2017/05/15 11:45
The 6th SEABG Network Meeting was held in Bidoup-Nuiba National Park, Vietnam from April 24-28.

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Center for Plant Conservation 2017 Annual Meeting

2017/05/10 10:59

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Peter Wyse Jackson awarded Distinguished Service Medal from the Garden Club of America

2017/05/09 08:52
Peter Wyse Jackson, president of the Missouri Botanical Garden, received one of the highest honors bestowed by The Garden Club of America (GCA), the Distinguished Service Medal.

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Utilising ERA expertise to build forest restoration capacity in Africa

2017/04/12 22:07
Yvette Harvey-Brown from BGCI reports on the latest ERA tropical forest restoration training course held at Tooro Botanical Garden in Uganda.

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How many tree species are there in the world?

2017/04/05 00:38
BGCI can now tell us– 60,065 tree species. ‘GlobalTreeSearch’ is the first list of its kind, documenting all of the world’s known tree species and their country level distributions.

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Emblematic alpine plants: Towards a better understanding of their fundamental climatic requirements

2017/03/20 19:23
Do you work at a botanic garden or arboretum? If so, please complete a short, online survey https://surveymonkey.com/r/VVDYNJB about alpine plants and their ecological requirements before May 2017 for Daniela Cárdenas, MSc student.

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2017/03/16 15:35
2017年3月9-11日,BGCI 项目“濒危植物景宁木兰保护研讨会暨回归”启动仪式在浙江省景宁畲族自治县林业总场草鱼塘分场成功举行。

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BGCI Member Gardens finalists for Best Botanical Garden in the U.S.

2017/03/13 11:05
16 BGCI Member Gardens have been chosen as finalists for the USA Today's Readers' Choice Award for "Best Botanical Garden". Vote for your favorite garden online! Polls close on Monday, March 27, winners will be announced on Friday, March 31.

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