BGCI sustainability survey - Deadline extended to 31st December

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In collaboration with Phipps Conservatory and other botanic gardens internationally, BGCI is gathering information on the sustainability practices of botanic gardens. These questions build on a previous survey that was sent out to US gardens (by Phipps) and will support the Sustainability Challenge – a newly launched collaborative project. The data collected will help to inform a future technical review on sustainability within botanic gardens and this wider collaborative project.

There are two surveys, the first focuses on the sustainable practices of the organisation, such as energy and water saving, food sustainability, etc. The second focuses on activities and projects that offer incentives/opportunities to bring about visitor change, such as switching to renewable energy, or purchasing locally grown food, etc.

We would like as many BGCI members to complete the surveys as possible so please share with the relevant contacts within your organisation. For more information please visit the relevant survey page:

Survey 1: Sustainability Practices Survey

Survey 2: Sustainability Challenge Survey (visitor incentives/opportunities)

The deadline for completing the surveys is 31st December 2019. For more information contact Helen Miller.