bgen Board

Gail Bromley

Gail is an Education Consultant, formerly  Head of Community Outreach and International Consultant for Biodiversity Education at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. How long have you been working with plants and the natural world? I've been working with plants for more than 40 years - since the late 1960s. I got involved in biodiversity education in the mid-1980s, so that's about 25 years now. Why is helping to connect people and plants important to you? People need plants and because of our continuing indiscriminate destruction and unsustainable use … Continue Reading ››

Cath Weeks

Cath WeeksCath Weeks is Learning Manager for the East England Forest District (Forestry Commission), based at Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, and a member of the BGEN committee. How long have you been working with plants and the natural world? I've been working in environmental education for 20 years, helping people to connect to the natural world whether it's in a nature reserve, someone's garden, a tree collection … Continue Reading ››

Kate Measures

kate_measuresKate is lead consultant at heritage learning consultancy Heritage Insider. How long have you been working with plants and the natural world? I started work with the natural world when I was 17 and volunteering for the Scout Association - we co-wrote a book about sustainable development and developed a peer education programme to help spread the message about respect for our natural world.  My passion runs back to very early … Continue Reading ››