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BGCI Journals

BGCI produces two journals as you can see below.

BGCI members receive all our publications, and you can subscribe to individual titles for your own personal copy.

You can also view online archives and order back copies using our Publications Request form.

Staying in Touch: BGCI Electronic Publications and Alerts

BGCI offers several ways of staying in touch with us and the global botanic gardens community through our e-bulletins and news update services.


Roots Education Review

Roots is a unique journal dedicated to environmental education for site-based practitioners. With fascinating articles about innovative projects from gardens across the world; it's full of ideas, techniques and inspiration for your own education work. Find out more about Roots here.



BGjournal is the worldwide journal of botanic garden conservation. It covers a range of detailed content including in-depth features, congress reports, profiles of gardens and case studies of conservation work being carried out in gardens around the world.


BGjournal Special Anniversary Editions - Free
To commemorate BGCI's 20th Anniversary in 2007, the Rufford Maurice Laing Foundation has supported us in publishing two special editions of BGjournal and making them free to download from our website. Normally BGjournal is made available one year after being sent to BGCI members.
BGJournal 东亚植物园特刊 2006年7月号经已出版
BGJournal 是植物园保护国际发行全球的期刊,2006年7月号分别有英文版、中文版、日文版、韩文版和俄罗斯文版。