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International Diploma in Botanic Garden Management
This intensive eight-week course in botanic garden management explores the diverse roles of botanic gardens in conservation, display and amenity, education and research, within the context of international biodiversity legislation and strategies. As well as management of living collections, the course covers strategic planning and team management, education and visitor services, plant diversity and communication skills. It enables participants to gain the confidence and expertise to develop the resources within their own botanic gardens as integral components of national and local environmental strategies. The course is run by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in association with BGCI.
Dates of next course: 1 July - 26 August 2013
Length of course: 8 weeks
Course venue: the course is based in the Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives building at Kew
Course fee: £2,900
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International Agenda for Botanic Gardens in Conservation
The International Agenda is a global policy framework for botanic gardens worldwide to contribute to biodiversity conservation. Find out more about how botanic gardens are contributing here.
The Darwin Technical Manual
Everything you could want to know about starting and running a botanic garden is contained in this unique resource. Written in collaboration with 87 people from 22 countries, it is available in French, Spanish and English. New BGCI Members are given the Manual along with lots of other key resources.