Posted on Monday 24 February 2014
A moment in history. Simon Milne receives the Royal Warrant and the title of Regius Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE). Only the 16th person to hold the title since it was created in 1699, Milne (54) accepted the warrant from Fiona Lim of the Scottish Government’s Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services (RESAS) division, RBGE’s principal sponsorship body.
Posted on Monday 10 February 2014
Martin Gardner awarded for outstanding contribution to conifer conservation.
Posted on Monday 20 January 2014
Sustained dedication to the conservation of plants in Scotland merited an MBE in the New Year Honours list for Dr Heather McHaffie of RBGE.
Posted on Monday 09 September 2013
The First Lady of Taiwan, Madam Chow Mei-ching, visited RBGE on 12 August with a delegation that included the Taiwan Representative to the UK, Shen Lyu-shun.
Posted on Thursday 25 July 2013
As July marks the height of music festival season - and the usual concerns are raised regarding the safety of unwitting revellers - an unexpected proponent of drugs awareness is gearing-up for its own contribution to the popular Wickerman Festival this weekend.