BOOKING OPEN: Plant Records Training Day 2019 at Chester Zoo


This training day is relevant to anyone who is involved in the plant  recording process in botanic, public and private gardens and plant collections. The day explores different recording systems, compares databases, and explores the type of information required. It also discusses the role of historical data, and the use of plant records outside the garden for the conservation of plants at the national and international level. It provides an opportunity to share experiences and network within the plant records community.

The training day will take place at Chester Zoo and includes time to explore the zoo and look at how the botanical and horticultural team maintain their plant records.

If you work with plant records, then this training and information day is for you.

Confirmed speakers include representatives from the plant recording software providers BG-BASE, BRAHMS and IrisBG; BGCI; English Heritage; and, Chester Zoo.

The programme is available here (subject to change).

Cost: £72 per person (PlantNetwork members) including all course materials, lunch and refreshments.

Bookings can be made using the link below. Please note that bookings close on 6th May 2019.

For help identifying local accommodation options, a short information list is available.