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25 April 2016
The reintroduction activity was launched on 12 April.To facilitate the reintroduction, a trainning on the reintroduction of threatened plants or the Plant Species with Extremely Small Populations (PSESP) Parakmeria omeiensis was held at Emeishan Botanic Garden with about 42 participants.
19 April 2016
15 April 2016
14 April 2016
A training course in modern plant conservation techniques was held in Fiji from 4-8 April. The course was delivered by BGCI, in partnership with the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) and Chicago Botanic Garden (CBG)
5 April 2016
29 March 2016
BGCI is delighted to welcome Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) as a new Patron Member.
28 March 2016
San Diego, California USA
25 March 2016
Trustees and executive leadership of the Center for Plant Conservation (CPC), formerly based in St. Louis, and San Diego Zoo Global leaders met Jan. 29 in San Diego to announce a new partnership that will significantly enhance the efforts of both institutions to preserve the plants of the world.
24 March 2016
BGCI is supporting a team from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) to work with local officials in Bhutan’s Dangchu Valley to help develop and implement an integrated conservation programme for the Tsenden, Bhutan’s national tree:
21 March 2016
On International Day of Forests, we celebrate the contribution of BGCI and botanic gardens to forest restoration. Last week we held a training course on forest restoration at Brackenhurst Botanic Garden in Kenya.