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25 September 2014

Two new awards for conserving the world’s imperiled flora have been awarded to Chinese botanists by BGCI on behalf of the Marsh Christian Trust.

18 September 2014

Montgomery Botanical Center just received an award to study Mission Based Collections Planning. Montgomery will partner with the USDA Agricultural Research Service Subtropical Horticulture Research Station and BGCI U.S.

9 September 2014

BGCI is undertaking a global survey of ex situ collections of Critically Endangered and Endangered tree species to prioritise species for incorporation into conservation collecitons. Upload your collection data to PlantSearch by November 1st 2014 to ensure the work of your institution is represented

8 September 2014

BGCI is pleased to welcome The Morton Arboretum as a new patron garden. The Morton Arboretum and BGCI have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding to work together on global tree conservation and The Morton has generously seconded a Global Tree Conservation Officer to work with BGCI.

3 September 2014

A workshop on Botanic Garden Management for Korean botanic gardens and arboreta was held from July 7-9 at Chollipo Arboretum

29 August 2014

BGCI-US is recruiting an Executive Director. The main role will be to increase support for BGCI’s U.S. and international plant conservation programs and to implement the BGCI-US strategic plan

United States
28 August 2014

Announcing a new website for the U.S. Plant Conservation Alliance, located at

20 August 2014

The congress will feature panel sessions, workshops and poster showcases on a range of topics - to participate please contact the relevant person directly. We're also interested in your own ideas for sessions! Proposals must be recieved by the 15th of September, 2014.

19 August 2014

“Watering Our Roots to Grow Our Communities” is the theme of the 2015 American Public Gardens Association conference, which will take place from the 22nd to 26th June 2015 in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota.

13 August 2014

A new overview and instructions for BGCI's globally unique databases of gardens and the collections they maintain.

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