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Suitable March - November

Updated 24th September 2018

Learning outcomes

  • Explain how biodiversity can be considered at habitat, species and genetic levels.
  • Discuss the consequences of global climate change on plants, including the spread of pests and diseases.
  • Describe examples of ex-situ and in-situ conservation projects.
  • Understand the importance of international co-operation in species conservation.

Activities

Introduction - the importance of trees and why we need to conserve them.

Propagation - behind the scenes tour of our propagation unit, discussing ex-situ and in-situ projects.

Questioning conservation - for students to discuss as they explore the collection.

Case studies walk - students discover up to four different case studies, offering suggestions about action that could form part of the conservation programme.