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Wuhan: Congress Proceedings Online
The 3rd Global Botanic Gardens Congress has drawn to a successful conclusion. Attracting nearly 1,000 participants from 67 countries, the congress included 4 plenary sessions, 42 symposia, 7 workshops, and 6 network meetings. A total 202 oral and 145 poster presentations were given during the week. You can most of these archived online here.
The Proceedings on this website consist of Papers and Posters. All the documents are in PDF format.
BGCI organises congresses to enable botanic gardens to share experiences and information in plant conservation. The Proceedings of past congresses are made available to the public on our website.
3GBGC - Reports From Wuhan
BGCI’s roving reporter for the Congress, Sarah Kneebone, kept a diary of the event as it unfolded. Read her daily reports of the news from the 3rd Global Botanic Garden Congress in Wuhan, below.
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
Join BGCI in Protecting Plants for the Planet
BGCI is a membership organisation. We have more than 700 members, institutional and individual, in 118 countries. You too can join us in our global efforts to ensure plants are protected from the many threats facing them today and get some great benefits.
Challenges in Botanical Research and Climate Change
The 2nd World Botanic Gardens Scientific Congresswill be held in Delft, the Netherlands, on 29 June - 4 July 2008. The main themes are Conservation and Climate Change, Bionics, New Systematics and Future Issues. Registration for those wishing to contribute a paper is 15 December
See Wuhan Pictures on Flickr
BGCI has posted pictures from the conference on Flickr. You can share yours with us there too. Take a look and see who you can spot.