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Education - Related Documents



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We welcome submissions of additional documents related to conservation and biodiversity education from employees and members of Canadian botanical gardens, arboreta, museums and related institutions or from Canadian educators. Please contact us (

Book Recommendations
Have a look at the variety of books recommended by botanical garden educators. Additional recommendations are always welcome.

Conservation & Management
Ecological Gardening


Planting the Seeds of Biodiversity - Workshop

  1. Summary of education activities (PDF, 37KB)
  2. Canadian botanical gardens and their web addresses (PDF, 145KB)
  3. List of recommended "biodiversity" web sites (PDF, 28KB)
  4. List of image banks for plants (PDF, 14KB)
  5. Biodiversity Workshop outline (PDF, 19KB)

Documents from Canadian Botanical Gardens

  1. VanDusen Botanical Garden
    - Kids and Conservation: A Natural Connection (PDF, 683KB)
    - Water Conservation (PDF, 480KB)
  2. Living Prarie Museum
    - Naturalist Knapsacks: Enjoyment & Learning (PDF, 1.9 MB)