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What are other educators doing to support the GSPC? - Target 13
Target 13: The decline of plant resources, and associated indigenous and local knowledge, innovations and practices that support sustainable livelihoods, local food security and health care, halted.
Does your site have involvement in projects documenting local knowledge e.g. stories, games, songs, poems, uses and history of local people’s interaction with plants. Do you get involved with training courses to encourage sustainable livelihoods?
A community project with Asian women and other groups to document use of plants, e.g. tea sugar, medicines, for interpretation. Culture on line web project with schools involvement.
Involvement in Ethnomedica project
Our coppice will be used by local craftspeople
Schools programmes, sense of place, local artists, story tellers, special events, working with local schools
Interpretation boards around certain exhibits
Events such as Apple Day & Genetics Garden showcase traditional crops and development
Fen display and interpretation. Yellow flag basketry course (traditional endangered form of basketry), willow basketry courses. ‘Biosphere in the balance’ drama production for families, general public and school children.