Celebrating the completion of Plants from the Woods and Forests of Chile

Celebrating the completion of a remarkable 10-year conservation project on the Plants from the Woods and Forests of Chile at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh are (left to right) Paulina Hechenleitner, Josefina Hepp, Martin Gardner, RBGE Regius Keeper Simon Milne MBE, Gülnur Ekşi and Işık Güner. Initiated by Martin Gardner, who heads-up the RBGE-based International Conifer Conservation Project, a book of that name was co-authored by Paulina Hechenleitner and Josefina Hepp and illustrated by award-winning  artists Gülnur Eksi, Isık Guner and Hulya Korkmaz . An exhibition of their works can be seen at the Garden until March.

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)