Communities in Nature Resources
The Communities in Nature project, supported by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, ran between 2010 and 2015 and aimed to supports botanic gardens to grow their social role. The project resulted in a range of resources including Caring for your Community: A manual for botanic gardens which brings together a selection of case studies to support botanic garden professionals who are interested in developing the social role of their gardens and whose work involves engaging with the public.
You may also be interested in our Communities in Nature webinars.
Caring for your community - A manual for botanic gardensPublic Engagement / Publication / English
Communities in nature - A manual for gardensPublic Engagement / Publication / English
Communities in nature - Growing the social role of botanic gardens. Evaluation report.Public Engagement / Publication / English
How can botanic gardens grow their sociaL role? - Lessons from the Communities in Nature programmePublic Engagement / Publication / English
Relating social inclusion and environmental issues in botanic gardens - Vergou & Willison 2014Public Engagement / Publication / English
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