Botanic gardens lead the way for environmental education in Mexico
20 December 2007
Botanic Gardens in Mexico join in with environmental educational centres
Botanic garden education went down a storm at the 10th National Meeting of Environmental Education Centres
Orlik Gomez-Garcia, manager of the Francisco Javier Clavijero Botanic Garden, presented a workshop on interpretation, illustrating the educational activities that BGCI member gardens use to communicate with their visitors. Topics included how to design a pathway, define a theme, signage, and writing interpretational text. The workshop was enthusiastically received by 35 participants. Orlik reported that a workshop on playing games with children and teenagers was particularly useful for his work.
Other botanic garden representatives included the education teams from Xochitla and El Charco del Ingenio, ensuring a strong demonstration of the important role botanic gardens play in environmental education.
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