Conservation programme aimed at A level
Suitable March - November
- 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.
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.