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Last updated: 1 Jan 2018
The European Botanic Gardens Congress (EuroGard) is organised every three years by the Consortium
working with a hosting institution. The meetings aim to strengthen capacity and collaboration
among European botanic gardens as well as deepen their role in society at large.
EUROGARD VII - Botanic Gardens, People and Plants for a Sustainable World -
Challenges and responsibilities in the countdown to 2020
Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, July 6 to 10 2015.
**Congress Conclusions, July 10, 2015, now on line **
Conference website: http://eurogard2015.sciencesconf.org/
- Standards, guidelines, protocols and policies
- Heritage, culture and tourism
- Conservation of biodiversity
- Education and Awareness
- Botanic Gardens and Climate change
- Networking, cooperation and capacity building
||EUROGARD VI - European Botanic Gardens in a Changing World|
held on Chios island, Greece from May 28 to June 2, 2012.
- Promote effective action by botanic gardens for plant conservation.
- Strengthen the links between botanic gardens, research institutes, conservation networks and other stakeholders.
- Enhance botanic gardens as centres for sustainability, human well-being, environmental awareness and protection.
||EUROGARD V - Botanic Gardens in the Age of Climate change|
held in Helsinki, Finland from June 8 to 12, 2009.
- Biological theory in ex situ conservation
- Linking ex situ conservation with in situ conservation
- Botanic garden horticulture as a resource in ex situ conservation
- Botanic Gardens’ conservation work in the age of climate change
- The Global and European Strategies for Plant Conservation: how beyond 2010?
||EUROGARD IV - Botanic Gardens and the 2010 Challenge|
held in Pruhonice, the Czech Republic from September 18 to 22, 2006, at the Congress Centrum Floret of the
Silva Tarouca Research Institute for Landscape and Ornamental Gardening.
Conference website: http://www.bgci.org/resources/eurogard_proceedings/
- Botanic Gardens and the 2010 Challenge
- The European Plant Conservation Strategy
- Global Strategy for Plant Conservation
- The Biodiversity Strategy of the European Union
||EUROGARD III - |
National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Meise July 21 to 26, 2003.
||EUROGARD II - EuroGard 2000 |
Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
Launch of the Action Plan for Botanic Gardens in the European Union.
||EUROGARD I - Eurogard 97 |
Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
- Botanic Gardens and Biodiversity Conservation in Europe
- Spreading the Word: Botanic Gardens and Education
- Defining a Shared Mission: Networking European Botanic Gardens
- Botanic Gardens: a part of European Heritage
- Botanic Gardens and Science: Defining Research Priorities for European Botanic Gardens
- Building Capacity for Action.