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22 January 2015

The Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens will host its next public symposium in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens Jordan on 30th March 2015, in Amman, Jordan.

21 January 2015

The Chicago Wilderness alliance recently honored The Morton Arboretum for achieving the Excellence in Ecological Restoration accreditation.

20 January 2015

The deadline for submitting abstracts for the 7th European Botanic Gardens Congress - EuroGard VII has been extended to 2 February, 2015

19 January 2015

BGCI, working in collaboration with the international organisation CABI, have recently updated the PlantSearch database linking it to CABI’s Invasive Species Compendium (ISC). A number of other new features are also now available

19 January 2015

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) and BHP Billiton Iron Ore have led an interactive “think tank” as part of the $5 million Restoration Seed Bank Initiative (RSB).

16 January 2015

All at BGCI are delighted to welcome Kate Sackman as the new Executive Director of BGCI U.S., as from January 1, 2015.

7 January 2015

'Relating social inclusion and environmental issues in botanic gardens' was published in Environmental Education Research in December. This peer reviewed article will be useful for gardens wishing to reflect on and expand their social role and promotes and enhances the rigor of Communities in Nature

6 January 2015

The ArbNet website has recently been updated, making it easier to use and expanding the resources available to support the common purposes and interests of tree-focused public gardens.

5 January 2015

A new report from BGCI provides details of progress in a pilot programme to conserve and restore dry forests in Pakistan. Important features of the work have been to involve the local community and to promote the use of indigenous species.

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