Investing in Nature - I Training Seminar (2004)
Botanic Gardens Management and II Workshop on Botanic Gardens in Argentina
|Participants at the Ist Seminar at Jardín Botánico "Arturo E. Ragonese" INTA, Castelar.|
The first Training Seminar on Botanic Garden Management has been held between the 7th -12th June 2004, at Jardín Botánico “Arturo E. Ragonese”, Instituto de Recursos Biológicos, CRN-CNIA-INTA, Castelar, Buenos Aires, as part of the launching of the Investing in Nature Programme in Argentina.
It was a successful meeting, with 42 participants from 33 Botanic Gardens attending, out of 45 (existing and in development) in the whole country.
The provinces represented were: Jujuy, Formosa, Chaco, Tucumán, Catamarca, La Rioja, Misiones, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Santa Fe, Córdoba, San Luis, Mendoza, Buenos Aires and Chubut. In addition, 3 neighbouring countries, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay also participated with 1 representative each.
|Dr. Peter Wyse Jackson lecturing on records for the living collections, at UADE, Buenos Aires.|
The themes included in the Seminar were:
- The role of botanic gardens and international policy
- Planning and management techniques,
- Collection Policy, Management and Utilization of the collections,
- Plant records for living collections,
- Garden design and facilities, and
- Networks, Partnerships and Support groups. (See programme).
II Investing in Nature-Argentina Programme Training Seminar on Education in Botanic Gardens and III Workshop on Botanic Gardens in Argentina 2005