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17 July 2014

Oxford University Press announces the publication of The Flora of North America North of Mexico; Volume 28: Bryophyta, Part 2. This volume will be available in September 2014 and includes treatments prepared by 44 authors covering 698 species in 206 genera classified in 48 families.

16 July 2014

"Caucasus. Plant Biodiversity between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea" is this year’s special exhibition in Berlin’s Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum.

16 July 2014

Grow Wild is a four year “mass participation programme” , providing funding to gardens and gardening groups and sharing native plant seeds to help community togetherness and inventiveness flourish, whilst benefitting bug biodiversity.

1 July 2014

Last week BGCI took at trip to Missouri Botanical Garden to meet the hosts of the the 9th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens. Not only was there meetings and plannings but there was even time to get to know the garden.

23 June 2014

The Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens (ERA) is pleased to share the agenda for the upcoming public symposium at Missouri Botanical Garden.

19 June 2014

81% of threatened conifers are reported as held in ex situ collections, but many threatened taxa are only represented in a small number of collections with limited value for recovery and restoration programmes. New BGCI report calls for greater action to ensure the survival of these species

17 June 2014

BGCI China has recently initiated a project in Zhoushan Archipelago in collaboration with Zhejian University. This project will involve floristic investigation, conservation of threatened species, invasive species management and will inform study of the impact of global change on island ecosystems.

17 June 2014

Over the last 5 weeks, Kew and BGCI have been running a course for nine students from across to world. The course covered a range of topics related to botanic garden education and involved a variety of tasks and visits to inspirational gardens.

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