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 for in situ conservation activities submitted by successful BGCI Accreditation applicants.
Chicago Botanic Garden Invasive Plants PolicyPlant Conservation, Services for Botanic Gardens / Tool / English
Meise Restoration and Rescue ProjectPlant Conservation, Services for Botanic Gardens / Tool / English
North Carolina Botanical Garden Conservation ActivitiesPlant Conservation, Services for Botanic Gardens / Tool / English
North Carolina Landscape Conservation Fact SheetPlant Conservation, Services for Botanic Gardens / Tool / English
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