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.

Associated resources

  • Caring for your community - A manual for botanic gardens

    Public Engagement / Publication / English
  • Communities in nature - A manual for gardens

    Public 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 programme

    Public Engagement / Publication / English
  • Relating social inclusion and environmental issues in botanic gardensĀ  - Vergou & Willison 2014

    Public Engagement / Publication / English

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