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Alpine Garden Society to fund trainee placement

Natives: rejoicing in artistic and scientific excellence

A stunning award-winning exhibition summoning back the linguistic beauty of nature tops the bill of the spring and summer season at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Conifer conservation boost: from Chile to Britain and back again

The government of Chile’s decision to create a network of national parks over a massive 10 million acres has been hailed as a significant boost for leading conservation experts pioneering international ex-situ management and protection strategies throughout Britain and Ireland. Within the new network, in Patagonia, grow magnificent Fitzroya (alerce), tall long-lived conifers of particular interest to the International Conifer Conservation Programme (ICCP), based at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE).

Whiffy gingers provide pretext for conservation

Reappointment of Trustees of the Board of RBGE

Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change & Land Reform, Roseanna Cunningham, has confirmed the reappointments of Thomas Meagher and Diana Murray as Trustees of the Board of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

First Minister meets apprentices during visit

Celebrating partnerships in plants at Benmore and beyond

Shared experiences in art, science and horticulture spanning more than two centuries are brought bang up to date and celebrated in contemporary style with Flora of Nepal, this year’s summer exhibition at Benmore Botanic Garden until August 28.

Arts Working Group Report

Quantifying Scale of China's Afforestation

The enigma of surgeon James Barry – and others - celebrated at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

A fascinating new gem from the archives of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is on public display this week in a special exhibition marking the significant roles played by women within the organisation over its five-century span. And, having already revealed the written proof that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a former student, another notable signature has come to light in the form of James Barry.

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