Baja California, Ensenada, Oak Conservation Workshop Trip Report

The Global Conservation Consortium for Oak (GCCO), San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance (SDZWA), the Ensenada Scientific Research and Higher Education Center (CICESE) and the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC), successfully hosted a workshop in Baja California, Mexico, September 25-27, 2023. In this workshop, participants had the opportunity to share tools and information about oak […]

1st Philippine Magnolia Network Meeting

The first Philippine Magnolia Network Meeting was held on June 28th during the 8th Southeast Asia Botanic Gardens (SEABG) Network Conference and Meeting.  The following participants represented 7 institutions at the meeting: Ms. Serica Joy Compendio, Visayas State University (Leyte); Mr. Jay Torrefiel, University of the Philippines Tacloban (Samar); Mr. Ronald Achacoso, Philippine Native Plant […]

New Conservation Initiative of Dipterocarps in China announced

On 21 July 2023, the Scientific and Technological Cooperation Conference on the Conservation of Rare Dipterocarps Species was held at the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Yunnan of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (XTBG). During this Conference, XTBG and eight participating organizations jointly initiated and formally committed to the “Conservation Initiative of Dipterocarps in China”, calling […]

Scientific and Technological Cooperation Conference on the Conservation of Rare Dipterocarps Species held at Xishuangbanna BG

To promote the Conservation of Dipterocarps, the 2023 Science and Technology Cooperation Conference between Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences (XTBG), and organizations of Nature Reserve Management and Protection (Management) Bureaus in China was held at XTBG on 20-22 July 2023, with the theme “Integration of in situ and ex situ conservation of […]

2023 APGA Conference: Metacollections Management: new approaches for improving living conservation collections workshop

The Global Conservation Consortia are excited to be part of the American Public Gardens Association 2023 Annual Conference hosting a workshop,  ‘Metacollection Management: new approaches for improving living conservation collections’, on June 5th. We have provided a series of resources that support the themes and topics that will be presented on during the workshop; we […]

Parashorea buchananii, a newly recorded species of Dipterocarpaceae from China

In early April 2023, a team led by Prof. Jian-Lu Li from the Center for Integrative Conservation, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (XTBG) discovered a newly recorded species of Dipterocarpaceae from Tongbiguan Provincial Nature Reserve of Yunnan, Southwest China. This species was identified as Parashorea buchananii (C.E.C.Fisch.) Symington by Prof. […]

IX World Magnolia Symposium, Honduras 2023

We are excited to share the first circular of the IX World Magnolia Symposium and Conservation Workshop to be held from May 29 to June 02, 2023, in Siguatepeque, Comayagua, HONDURAS. This symposium will be an opportunity to exchange recent progress, enhance the conservation and sustainable utilization of magnolias, and promote cooperative research and conservation worldwide. […]

Primer Festival Comunitario de Conservación del Encino Arroyero Quercus brandegeei 2022

El 5 de noviembre de 2022, con el apoyo de un equipo organizado por el CIBNOR, Morton Arboretum y sus aliados, la Dirección de Ecología y Medio Ambiente, la Dirección Municipal de Educación, Divulgación y Promoción Ambiental, Fundación Franklinia, Conservation Leadership Program (CLP), CONANP y GCCO, realizaron en el parque Ecológico de Santiago, en Los […]

Propagación de Encinos o Robles Prioritarios

El GCCO para la región de México y América Central invitan al primer Taller de  Capacitación para la Conservación de Encinos en la región, dirigido a aquellos Jardines Botánicos de América Central y sur de México interesados en conservar e incrementar sus colecciones de Quercus in situ y ex situ. Sede: Colegio Santo Tomás de […]

Channel Island and California Native Oaks Workshop

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is hosting a Channel Island and California Native Oaks workshop. The workshop will take place on December 7th, 8th and 9th at San Diego Zoo. The first two days will be focused on discussing the Channel Island Oaks (Quercus cedrosensis, Q. dumosa, Q. pacifica, Q. tomentella) threats, current conservation/management work […]