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What are other educators doing to support the GSPC? - Target 4

Target 4: At least 10% of each of the world’s ecological regions effectively conserved.

Do your programmes include information about world habitats and their loss? Any interpretation panels or events connected to the importance of biomes and different habitats?


Discussed in our rainforest, plants for ‘people and native plant communities’ trail
Dr Neil Paterson, University of Dundee Botanic Garden

Our schools and adult tours and workshops provide information on habitat loss around d the world
Louise Bustard, Glasgow Botanic Gardens

We teach about habitats and their loss in our school programmes
Louise Allen, University of Oxford Botanic Garden

We mention the need for Bedgebury pinetum and conservation of conifers in all our school programmes
Cath Armstrong, Bedgebury Pinetum

‘Don’t forget your leech socks’ schools programme
Sue Minter, Eden Project

Outreach education programme
Pam Horton, Eden Project

Our great glass house with its med habitat plant conservation programme is a major component of many taught programmes
Trevor Roach, National Botanic Gardens, Wales

Wetlands, rainforest and desert programmes
Christine Preston, University of Cambridge Botanic Gardens

Interpretation and schools programmes includes global habitat issues. Conservation techniques programmes develops individual conservation programme
Gail Bromley, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Plant adaptation tours focus upon world habitats and their fragility (for primary schools)
Michael Holland, Chelsea Physic Garden

Natural history venture, schools programme
Mandy Tulloch, University of Aberdeen, Cruickshank Botanic Garden