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What are other educators doing to support the GSPC? - Target 5

Target 5: Protection of 50% of the most important areas for plant diversity assured.

Do you talk about biodiversity ‘hotspots’ with school groups or have displays looking at their importance and relevance to your audience?


Importance of plant diversity mentioned in formal sessions also mentioned in ‘Talking Plants’ presentations- public talks held over the summer period.
Liz Marrs, Chester Zoo
Education programme provides bursaries, including travel bursaries to areas in world for studying plants in situ
Royal Horticultural Society

At our arboretum we have an oak woodland and wildflower meadow which we are actively conserving. Other of these habitats are important for biodiversity
Louise Allen, University of Oxford Botanic Garden

We are developing partnership programmes with other agencies. We currently host an RSPB project.
Trevor Roach, National Botanic Gardens, Wales

General support (via talks and articles written) for friends and groups to help with appeals for conservation projects in situ
Gail Bromley, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew