Botanic Gardens Conservation International
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BGCI News Archives

News archives are sorted by year - use the drop-down to explore.

Publication Year: 
17 Dec : Season's Greetings from BGCI
16 Dec : Red List of the Montane Tree Species of the Andes
15 Dec : BGCI appoints new Secretary General
01 Dec : Launch of the EuroGard VII website and call for papers
20 Nov : New Website for the International Plant Sentinel Network
17 Nov : The latest additions to the IUCN Red List: The Red List of Betulaceae
14 Nov : Flora of North America North of Mexico Volume 9: Magnoliophyta: Picramniaceae to Rosaceae will be published in January
14 Nov : Prize winners visit Shanghai Botanical Garden
31 Oct : Ex situ survey of globally threatened tree species - deadline extended
31 Oct : A Working List of Commercial Timber Tree Species
23 Oct : Enhancing capacity for seed collection in Kenya
16 Oct : Countries highlight importance of plants at UN Conference
07 Oct : Botanic Gardens Education Network conference 5-7 Nov 2014
03 Oct : Exciting opportunity to lead BGCI. Now recruiting BGCI Secretary General
03 Oct : New international report calls for greater efforts to conserve plant diversity
02 Oct : Hortus botanicus Leiden names orchid after Dame Jane Goodall
25 Sep : Chinese botanists recognised for contribution to plant conservation
18 Sep : IMLS-Museums for America Grant Awarded to MBC, BGCI-US to partner
08 Sep : BGCI welcomes The Morton Arboretum as a patron garden
03 Sep : Botanic garden workshop held in Korea
29 Aug : Now recruiting - BGCI-U.S. Executive Director
28 Aug : New website for U.S. Plant Conservation Alliance
20 Aug : Call for Participants - 9th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens
19 Aug : Focus on Community for the 2015 APGA Annual Conference
13 Aug : New video on GardenSearch and PlantSearch
08 Aug : Restoring a 'holy hill' near Mangyangguang village, Xishuangbanna
04 Aug : Leaders in Biodiversity Conservation: Botanic Gardens in the 21st Century
17 Jul : Flora of North America - volume 28 coming soon
16 Jul : Plant Diversity between the Black and Caspian Seas
16 Jul : Grow Wild: supporting communities and encouraging biodiversity
01 Jul : Full steam ahead for the 9th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens!
23 Jun : The Contribution of Botanical Gardens to Ecological Restoration and Restoring Natural Capital, Public Symposium, 16th July 2014, Missouri Botanical Garden
19 Jun : Global Survey of Ex situ Conifer Collections highlights need for increased conservation action
17 Jun : Integrated conservation of the unique flora of the Zhoushan Archipelago, China
17 Jun : The International Diploma in Botanic Garden Education has ended
17 Jun : Growing audiences and the social role of your garden
17 Jun : Insufficient progress reported towards plant conservation targets
12 Jun : 10,487 plant species threatened with extinction
10 Jun : University of Zagreb Botanical Garden celebrates 125th anniversary
04 Jun : Announcing the death of Dr. Angela T. Leiva Sánchez, Director of the National Botanic Garden, Cuba
03 Jun : TRAFFIC launches 'Traditional and wild' toolbox
03 Jun : The New Sylva - events at botanic gardens across the UK
02 Jun : Encounters with an ancient natural heritage – Green Treasure of Azerbaijan
22 May : Highlights from RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014
19 May : Plant conservation leader from Cuba wins 2014 Whitley Award
17 May : Celebrating Plant Conservation Day!
06 May : Selecting the best electric shaver for you
02 May : New resources to help implement CITES for plants
09 Apr : Unique Yew Hedge to be created from Historic and Threatened Trees World-wide
09 Apr : Mid-term review of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC)
04 Apr : GSPC workshop held in Morocco
17 Mar : Green treasure of Azerbaijan - International exhibition project
05 Mar : Belgian botanic gardens grieve
12 Feb : 3rd Science in Botanic Gardens Congress - call for papers
04 Feb : BGCI's work in Zhibenshan Mountains
04 Feb : New MSc in plant conservation - Bangor University
03 Feb : FAO launches new standards for plant genebanks
03 Feb : Luxury shopping for plant conservation
28 Jan : The Xishuangbanna Declaration on Botanical Gardens and Climate Change
09 Jan : Living Plant Conservation Collections: A Guide for Public Gardens
09 Jan : U.S. Collections Progress in 2014
07 Jan : GSPC mid-term review - Call for contributions (Deadline 31 January 2014)