Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens

Projects and sites


Conservation and restoration in the Zhibenshan Mountains, West Yunnan, China

Over the past 3 years, BGCI has assisted botanical experts of Kunming Botanical Garden (KBG), CAS, to survey the woody flora of the temperate to subtropical forest habitat in the Zhibenshan mountains,

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Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, CAS

Restoring tropical rainforests in southwest Yunnan, China

Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, CAS is working with BGCI on the restoration of a tropical forest remnant with the aid of historical records and ex situ plant collections.

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South China Botanical Garden, CAS

Ecological restoration of degraded ecosystems in oil shale waste

South China Botanic Garden is carrying out research in cooperation with Maoming Petrochemical Company.

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South China Botanical Garden, CAS

Ecological restoration research in South China

South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SCBG), CAS carries out studies on the structure, function, mechanisms during the process of degradation and restoration of degraded ecosystems in tropical and subtropical regions of China.

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Tooro Botanical Gardens

Restoring degraded forest in Uganda

Tooro Botanical Garden in Fort Portal, Uganda was established in 2004 on a former forest reserve is restoring 8 ha of natural forest with native tree species collected within the vicinity of Kibale National Park, and works closely with local communities on livelihood issues.

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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park

Restoring coastal habitats in southwest England

The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust is the parent organisation for Paignton Zoo Environmental Park which includes a botanic garden. WWCT undertakes a number of ecological restoration projects.

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Jardin Botanico Las Orquideas

Restoring pasture to rainforest in Ecuador

The Jardin Botanico Las Orquideas is a restored forest located in 6 ha of rainforest pasture. This area of the Amazon is particularly poor in soil fertility, and natural re-vegetation is often slow and dominated by few pioneer species.

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Royal Botanical Gardens, Ontario

Managing and Restoring Aquatic Vegetation at the Head of Lake Ontario, Canada

Royal Botanic Gardens has extensive natural land holdings include some of the most botanically rich lands in all of Canada, and wetland ecological restoration programs that are known internationally for their innovation and leadership.

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National Tropical Botanical Garden

Dry Forest Restoration on Kaua’i

On Kaua‘i the Lāwa‘i Forest Restoration Project run by NTBG is innovative and strategically significant By developing a dry forest restoration site, we are creating a habitat for at least 100 native plant species that can eventually be planted there.

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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Studying ecological restoration in Texas

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Centre, Texas has a research program that examines fire effects on natural systems and as a tool for restoration. The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center became an organized research unit of The University of Texas at Austin in 2006.

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