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Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens

Teaching for the 21st Century: Botanic Garden Education for a New Millennium

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, USA,1996

Towards a Wider Perspective

From the Good Earth: Lessons from the Past, Inspirations for the Future
Michael Ableman, Fairview Gardens Farm and Education Centre, California

Stand up, Stand up and be Counted: Education for Sustainability and the Journey of Getting from Here to There
John Fien, Centre for Innovation and Research in Environmental Education, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia

Reflections on Action: towards a clear Framework for Education Practice in Botanic Gardens
Ally Ashwell, National Botanical Institute, Claremont, South Africa

Planning & Policies

The Education Master Plan: Making Choices for the Future
Eden Foster, The North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville, North Carolina

What Kids really want in a Garden for Children: Fact vs. Fiction
Monica Buntin Myhill, The Dallas Arboretum and Gardens, Texas, USA

La utilización de los jardines botánicos como recurso didáctico:planificación de una visita al Jardín Botánico Viera y Clavijo
Angeles Mestres Izquierdo, Escuela Universitaria, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

The potential role of African botanic gardens in environmental awareness programmes and the need to be involved in education
George Owusu-Afriyie, Aburi Botanic Garden, Ghana

Un modelo para la enseñanza de la ecología en el área de influencia mediterránea
Fernando Saiz-Alcántara, Instituto de Bachillerato, Cadiz, Spain

Botanical gardens education in the new South Africa: towards just provision of educational opportunity
Joel Mkefe & Ally Ashwell, National Botanical Institute, Cape Town, South Africa

Assessing the value of an exchange visit to the Witwatersrand National Botanical Garden
Nkopane Moteka, Witwatersrand National Botanic Garden, South Africa

Propuesta didáctica para el Jardín del 'Huerto de las Flores' Agaete – Gran Canaria – Islas Canarias
Rubén Naranjo Rodríguez, José Luis Rodríguez Armas, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Gardens & Schools: a Natural Alliance

Graduate studies at The New York Botanical Garden
David L. Lentz, The New York Botanical Garden, New York, USA

Creating ex-situ conservation gardens in schools and the wider community
Andrew Smith, Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Hobart, Australia

Promoting science participation through garden explorations
Lisa K. Wagner and Mary E. Olien, South Carolina Botanic Garden, South Carolina, USA

Restoring our relationship with the land – linking children to nature
Molly Fifield Murray, University of Winsconsin Arboretum, Madison, USA

Nuestro programa de educación ambiental: cumple con la frase ‘piense globalmente pero actue localmente’
Raúl E. Rivero, The Marie Selby Botanic Garden, Florida, USA

Plants in motion: an attempt to capture their development and construction
Antonio José López-Quintana, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain

Plants and culture: ethnobotany and education
Ian Darwin Edwards and Susie Kelpie, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, Scotland

Connecting to the curriculum: kehidupan sehari-hari – an Indonesian language trail in the Adelaide Botanic Garden
Steve Meredith, Adelaide Botanic Garden, Australia

Down the garden path: the use of stories and storytelling to raise environmental awareness
Bill Graham and Sue Bird, Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses

Rare plant conservation education for children
Tammera Race, Bok Tower Gardens, Florida, USA

Botanical electives within the Smith College Summer Science Program
Susan McGlew, The Botanic Garden of Smith College, Massachusetts, USA

Educational activity at the University of Padua Botanic Garden: an educational experiment for partially sighted schoolboys
R.Ondertoller, M.Zuanelli, A.Todaro, N.Tornadore, P.Giulini, Italian Blind Union and Botanical Garden of Padua University

With eyes sensitive to green
Ingela Jagne, Goteburg Botanical Garden, Sweden

Botany for young children: a workshop to explore teaching methods using art to study plants
Dawn Sanders, Chelsea Physic Garden, London, UK

El jardín botánico como taller de expresión plástica
Fabiola Ubani García, Escuela Universitaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Why do we need trees?
Andrew Smith, Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Hobart, Australia

Playing to learn
Kevin Beckett, Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire, UK

The Whole World Cake Treasure Hunt
Sue Baughan, Leicester University Botanic Garden, UK

Does a visit to a botanic garden really matter?
Mary South, The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and Arboretum

Educational activity of the Botanical Garden of the Ukranian State University
Yaroslav Dudych, Botanical Garden of the Ukranian State University of Forestry and Wood Technology

La historia de los jardines botánicos como recurso didáctico: el Jardín Botánico Canario "Viera y Clavijo"
María Luisa Iglesias Hernández, Escuela Universitaria, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Promoviendo conservación de orquideas en Costa Rica
Raúl E. Rivero, The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Florida, USA

¿Educamos en los jardines botánicos?
Ezequiel Guerra de la Torre, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

The bitter-sweet taste of chocolate
Marina Hethke, Kassel University, Greenhouse for Tropical Crops, Germany

Partnerships for Learning - Public and Community Education

Regional interpretation: linking our natural and cultural diversity
Gary Schwetz, Delaware Centre for Horticulture, USA

Public education for all ages at the Singapore Botanic gardens
Foong Tai Wu , Jennifer Ng, Marie Jacintha Nathan, Janice Yau, Chew Kuan, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

Botanical Printmaking: Art and Science Education in Botanical Gardens
Leonore Alaniz, New York, USA

Botanical art and ecological education
Diane Barthel-Bouchier, American Society of Botanical Artists, USA

Primer programa de educación pública en el Jardín Botánico Nacional
Marcia Ricci, Jardin Botanico Nacional, Vina del Mar, Chile

Planting to replace: helping local communities to conserve their forest resources
James Ewane Sumelong, Limbe Botanic Garden, Cameroon

A new educational tool for Siberians and ecotourists
Svetlana Sizykh, Botanic Garden of Irkutsk State University, Russia

Healing plants: medicine across time and cultures, an outdoor exhibition and medicine trunk
Elayna Singe, Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia, USA

The role of botanic gardens in the dissemination of ethnobotanical knowledge in Kenya
Abel Barasa Atiti, National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

Aiming for excellence in adult education: blooming partnership
Russel Wedge, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand

Aiming for excellence in adult education: successful certificate programs at the New York Botanic Garden
Kim Asimake, New York Botanical Garden, New York, USA

Interpretation at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Carol M. Cochran, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tuscon, Arizona, USA

Australia's native food plants: towards a sustainable future
Julie Foster, Australian National Botanic Gardens, Caberra, Australia

Native plant education at The Holden Arboretum
Paul Spector, Holden Arboretum, Ohio, USA

Bringing the plant kingdom to life: communities, cultures and creating concepts
John Ellison and Laura Giuffrida, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Order, Order - taxonomy in action: interpreting the order beds at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Pat Griggs, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Public Education in the Shenzhen Fairy Lake Botanic Garden
Feng Huiling, Li Gang, Pan Xinliang, Fairy Lake Botanic Garden, Shenzhen, China

The installation of an interpretation trail about the rescue of endangered plants inside educational greenhouses
Loïc Ruellan, Conservatoire Botanique National de Brest, France

Medicinal plants for survival: FRLHT's educational programme for the conservation of medicinal plants in a biocultural perspective
Darshan Shankar & Biswajit Majumdar, Foundation for the Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions, Bangalore, India

The Jersey orchid recovery programme – an opportunity for education?
Margaret Ramsay, Grace Prendergast, Junko Oikawa, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

The Bombay Natural History Society: a little about its contribution towards nature conservation and education
Neelam Patil, Bombay Natural History Society, India

Botanical Education in the Horto Medicinale of Padua in the sixteenth century: perhaps the earliest example of teaching in a botanic garden
Elsa M Cappelletti, Andrea Ubrizsy Savoia, Giancarlo Cassina, Orto Botanico, Padova, and Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Roma, Italy