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Wanted! Case studies on how your botanic garden has contributed to local society

8 January 2018

Wanted! Case studies on how your botanic garden has contributed financially, socially or environmentally to local society.

BGCI is compiling a Technical Review on how botanic gardens and arboreta represent excellent value for money and return on investment, financially, socially and environmentally.

We are particularly interested in reports commissioned by botanic gardens, and carried out by third parties, that show how botanic gardens:

  • Contribute financially to the local, regional or national economy.
  • Deliver educational services for local authorities (e.g. schools programmes, adult education).
  • Deliver social services to the local community (e.g. mental health and well-being, volunteering opportunities, act as cultural hubs etc.).
  • Deliver environmental data, services or advice to government or civil society.

If you are aware of any such studies, please contact yvette.harvey-brown@bgci.org

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