Accreditation Examples: In situ Conservation Activities

In order to achieve BGCI Accreditation, applicants are required to implement a number of in situ conservation activities and provide evidence of these in their application.

Examples of in situ plant conservation activities (this list is not exhaustive)

  • IUCN red listing or conservation assessments compiled at local, national or global levels
  • Field-based ecological studies carried out on native habitats or species
  • Habitat restoration and species reintroductions
  • Natural area management
  • Land and habitat protection (through policy and government engagement)
  • Invasive species removals and risk assessments
  • Population monitoring

Below you will find examples of evidence forĀ in situ conservation activities submitted by successful BGCI Accreditation applicants.

 

Associated resources

  • Chicago Botanic Garden Invasive Plants Policy

    Plant Conservation, Services for Botanic Gardens / Tool / English
  • Meise Restoration and Rescue Project

    Plant Conservation, Services for Botanic Gardens / Tool / English
  • North Carolina Botanical Garden Conservation Activities

    Plant Conservation, Services for Botanic Gardens / Tool / English
  • North Carolina Landscape Conservation Fact Sheet

    Plant Conservation, Services for Botanic Gardens / Tool / English

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