Our Virtual Coffee Mornings will continue monthly through the winter - a chance to talk to like minded plant educators and share experiences in an informal setting (coffee mug in hand a must!).
Further dates will be posted direct to bgen members. If you would like to get involved, bgen Membership is a cost-effective way of … Continue Reading ››
Have your say on the future of England’s trees and woodland. Government is asking everyone from professionals, organisations, and members of the public to give their views on the creation and management of the country's trees, woodlands and forests.
The government is asking for views on:
• how to expand, protect and improve our public and private trees and woodlands,
• how best to further connect people to nature,
• the most effective way in … Continue Reading ››
As the UK begins the slow process of recovery from the Covid-19 crisis, one of the greatest problems is managing the return of children to school in a period of continued social distancing. It’s a vital issue – for children’s educational attainment, for social development, for parents returning to work and for the economy as a whole.
Is there a role for museums, galleries, cultural and natural settings in helping to resolve this crisis? … Continue Reading ››
The Botanic Gardens Education Network (bgen) promotes and advances the delivery of education in member organisations.
We have over 200 members. Most are educators in botanic gardens and other centres of environmental education within Britain and Ireland.
bgen is a specialist support and training network for professionals working in education relating to plants and the natural world. Anyone is welcome to join bgen, though as a support network, those likely to gain the most benefit are professional biodiversity educators within the UK. … Continue Reading ››