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Support the world's largest plant conservation network

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Leading innovative conservation projects

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800 member organisations in 100 countries

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60,000 plant scientists and horticulturists in our network

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500 million people visit our member gardens each year

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Travel bursary to join the IDS tour to Hungary

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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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Help us reach more botanic gardens and save more plants. The Big Give Christmas Challenge runs for a week from #GivingTuesday on the 27th November until Tuesday 4th December and all week donations will be doubled until we reach our target of £20,000!

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Questionnaire on Urban Greening

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Is your garden involved in urban greening? If so, let us know how by filling out our questionnaire. You could star in BGCI’s next Technical Review!

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About us

BGCI provides a global voice for all botanic gardens, championing and celebrating their inspiring work. We are the world's largest plant conservation network, open to all. Join us in helping to save the world's threatened plants.

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Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) was established in 1987 to link the botanic gardens of the world in a global network for plant conservation.

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What we do

BGCI's mission is to mobilise botanic gardens and engage partners in securing plant diversity for the well-being of people and the planet.

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Where we work

Membership includes more than 800 botanic gardens in 100 countries, on every continent.

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Featured Resources

One of BGCI's major roles is as a publisher of guidance and policy information for and about plant conservation. Most are available free for download; others can be ordered in hard copy for a small fee. Some of our publications are only available to members.

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BGjournal

The worldwide journal of botanic garden conservation.

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Roots

The worldwide journal of botanic garden education.

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Species Recovery Manual

BGCI and the International Association of Botanic Gardens (IABG) have published a new manual to guide species recovery projects.

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BGCI Training materials

BGCI has produced a series of training materials useful for those working in botanic gardens and plant conservation.

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Make a donation

No matter what size donation, every contribution makes a real difference to us. Plants are essential for all life on earth, yet one-third of all plant species are threatened with extinction! BGCI's nimble team needs your help to carry out vital conservation work around the world.

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