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Marsh Awards for International Plant Conservation and Education in Botanic Gardens

BGCI is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the Marsh Awards for International Plant Conservation and Botanic Garden Education sponsored by the Marsh Christian Trust.

The Marsh Christian Trust was established in 1981 and runs a portfolio of awards which recognise the contribution of dedicated individuals working in different sectors – to improve the world we live in.

We aim to give the Marsh Award for International Plant Conservation to an early/mid- career individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the implementation of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).  The prize for this Award in 2016 is £1,000.

We aim to give the Marsh Award for Education in Botanic Gardens to an early/mid-career individual who has made an outstanding contribution to promoting public awareness of the importance of plants and/or undertaking impactful education activities within a botanic garden.  The prize for this Award in 2016 is £1,000.

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Date: 
Thursday, July 14, 2016