The Marsh Awards
In partnership with the Marsh Christian Trust, BGCI manages the Marsh Awards for International Plant Conservation and Education in Botanic Gardens.
On an annual basis, BGCI operates the Marsh Awards for International Plant Conservation and Botanic Garden Education sponsored by the Marsh Christian Trust.
The Marsh Christian Trust was established in 1981 and runs a portfolio of awards which recognise the contribution of dedicated individuals working in different sectors – to improve the world we live in.
Marsh Award for International Plant Conservation
This Award recognises an individual in the early to mid-stages of their career, who has made a significant achievement in the conservation of rare and endangered plant species and plant diversity.
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Marsh Award for Education in Botanic Gardens
The Award recognises an individual in the early to mid-stages of their career who has made an outstanding contribution to promoting public awareness of the importance of plants in various ways, including undertaking impactful education activities within a botanical garden.
Nominations are submitted through BGCI’s membership network. They are judged by the BGCI International Advisory Council before being submitted to the Marsh Christian Trust for final judging.
If you know of somebody who you think merits one of the awards above, please nominate that person by filling out the application form below.