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From Idea to Realisation - BGCI's Manual on Planning, Developing and Managing Botanic Gardens

Recognising the ever-increasing needs and requests for technical guidance on botanic garden development and management, BGCI has been working on the establishment of a new botanic garden manual since late 2013. Building on The Darwin Technical Manual for Botanic Gardens (Leadlay and Greene, 1998), this new resource From Idea to Realisation – BGCI’s Manual on Planning, Developing and Managing Botanic Gardens (2016) is a direct response to the growing importance, sophistication and complexity of the international botanic garden community over the last two decades. As key custodians of global plant diversity, this central role and endeavour of botanic gardens and arboreta is as pivotal as ever in times of rapid, worldwide change and unabated biodiversity loss.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017