Julia Watson has been awarded the Buchanan Award for 2017. She is Education and Partnership Co-ordinator at Auckland Botanic Gardens.

Julia believes this award is a truly valuable opportunity for professional growth as well as extensive value in the form of new ideas, connections, innovation and potential co...

 

Emma is very excited to be the latest recipient of the Buchanan Award because it will enable her to visit some of the top Botanic Gardens (BG) in the United States of America to learn about how research and plant records are used there. She will visit a number of gardens including Chicago BG, Missouri...

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In 2015 Bec was pleased to be awarded the Buchanan Award by Friends of the Auckland Botanic Gardens to study at Kew for the International Diploma of Botanic Garden Management. After she had applied they informed her that they did not intend to run the course due to large scale restruc...

The Buchanan Award provides an outstanding opportunity, from the Friends of Auckland Botanic Gardens, for professional development. As the 2013 recipient of this award, I took the opportunity to visit world renowned organic research institutions including the Rodale Institute (USA) and Garden Organic (UK).

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