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International Congresses on Education in Botanic Gardens

BGCI's International Congresses on Education in Botanic Gardens are held every 3 years. The next one will be held at Warsaw Univeristy Botanic Garden in 2018. 

Papers from the congresses cover a wide range of subjects relevant to site-based educators and environmental education. Speakers at congresses are practitioners, teachers, curators, researchers or academics – or a combination! These proceedings provide a valuable record of their contributions.

The proceedings from previous congresses can be downloaded below.

 

Biodiversity For a Better World: Wild Ideas Worth Sharing

9th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens, St Louis, MO, USA, 2015

 

Education and the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

8th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens, Mexico City, Mexico, 2012

 

Action learning: places, spaces and partnerships for biodiversity and human well-being

7th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens, Durban, South Africa, 2009

 

The Nature of Success: Success for Nature

6th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens, Oxford, U.K. 2006

 

Connecting with Plants – Lessons for Life

5th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Australia 2002

 

The Power for Change – Botanic Gardens as Centres of Excellence in Education for Sustainability

4th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens, Kerala, India 1999

 

Teaching for the 21st Century: Botanic Garden Education for a New Millennium

3rd International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens, Brooklyn Botanic Garden 1996

 

Cultivating Green Awareness

2nd International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens, Gran Canaria 1993

 

A Natural Environment for Learning

1st International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens, Utrecht, the Netherlands 1991