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What are other educators doing to support the GSPC? - Target 3

Target 3: Development of models with protocols for plant conservation and sustainable use, based on research and practical experience.

Working directly with conservation projects and programmes e.g. helping to set up education programmes elsewhere, fund teacher training in developing countries or have a regular means by which to share expertise.


Team member working with LBAP (Local Biodiversity Action Plan) group also directly involved with Black Poplar, Isle of Man cabbage and horsetail conservation.
Liz Marrs, Chester Zoo

Local schools visit garden and plant wild flowers in RHS garden
Royal Horticultural Society

We contribute to international training courses on educators and have worked on propagation of local endangered species with BBOWT (local Wildlife Trust)
Louise Allen, University of Oxford Botanic Garden

School grounds development is becoming a core role – training teachers, initial teacher training module, training horticultural students
Trevor Roach, National Botanic Gardens, Wales

Protocols on plant cultivation including on BGBASE contact with botanic garden in Greece, where staff have provided training protocols.
Have provided advice for setting up education programmes elsewhere, e.g. Morocco
Karen Van Oostrum University of Cambridge Botanic Gardens

Currently mainly through horticultural staff as part of wider support, e.g. to Greece, Morocco and so on.
Christine Preston, University of Cambridge Botanic Gardens

Working in Argentina to deliver broad education long distance programme.
Working with Brazil on education programme
Training in education in other countries
Gail Bromley, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Working for example on the yellow rattle conservation project
Mandy Tulloch, University of Aberdeen, Cruickshank Botanic Garden