LearnToEngage is an exciting new suite of professional development modules for botanic garden and museum educators in Italy, Portugal and the UK. These blended learning modules (a mixture of online and on-site learning) will enhance engagement of your audiences, and support the vital educational role of botanic gardens and museums. […]
BigPicnic is an international, multi-stakeholder project that aims to generate debate by bringing together the public, scientists, policy-makers and industry to help address the global challenge of food security. BigPicnic shared their first newsletter in May and their website has lots of useful resources to help you take part and work with […]
Gardeners across the UK are being invited to join in a citizen science project – Blooms for Bees – which sets out to discover which flowers are bumblebee favourites. The project is led by Coventry University’s Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR), in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society […]
The San Diego Zoo Global Institute for Conservation Research is pursuing a research study assessing the conservation value of existing ex situ collections of the endangered Torrey pine, Pinus torreyana, and is seeking to connect with botanic gardens with Torrey pine collections. This iconic pine occurs naturally in only two […]
The development and implementation of species recovery plans and programmes provide integrated conservation strategies for wild plants. These often involve a combination of in situ assessment of natural plant populations, monitoring of their status and the current or past causes of their decline, and the determination of future priorities, therefore […]
We are pleased to announce our new Silver Sponsor: Dragonfli suppliers of natural pest control, plants, seeds and plant care products in addition to professional advice on IPM.
Twenty first Annual General Meeting to be held at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh on Wednesday 26 April 2017 at 13:40 in the Botanic Cottage
Following the review and member survey we carried out last year, we made a number of changes to the way PlantNetwork operates and communicates with members. To support those changes we also decided to update our ‘brand’: the logo and accompanying strapline.
Launch of our Botanical Heritage Forum, 6th December 11.00am. Sir Hans Sloane Herbarium, Natural History Museum, London. A guided tour of this historic herbaria collection by Dr Mark Spencer FLS and Hon. Curator (Plants), Linnean Society of London Scientific Associate, Natural History Museum. Followed by option to meet over lunch to discuss future networking and training for PlantNetwork’s Botanical Heritage Forum.
RHS Wisley. 20th June 2017 9.30 registration 10.00am start. 16.00 close. Practical sessions and behind the scenes tours.