Return of the natives

Let it Grow is a joint campaign by three of Europe’s largest science engagement associations – the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), the European network of science centres and museums (Ecsite) and the Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI). Together we aim to help make our communities into havens for native species of animals, plants and all other forms of life – working ecosystems that will help protect our continent from biodiversity loss and invasive alien species.


Call to Action for Let It Grow!

The International Day for Biological Diversity will be celebrated on Monday, 22 May 2017. This day has been specially declared by the United Nations in order to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. It is also a great moment promote biodiversity and the Let It Grow campaign to your visitors and community. This year […]

Let It Grow Handbook Available!

We are happy to announce that a new campaign resource is online. Together, the three organising associations have created the Let It Grow campaign handbook. The handbook provides additional information for campaign participants. Besides providing background and general information on the campaign, it also provides an overview of the resources that members can find on the website, […]

Let It Grow Hits 200 Participants!

Hurrah! Another milestone for the Let It Grow campaign, we now have 200 participants! We are very excited to have this many zoos, botanic garden, science centres, and natural history museums joining us. We are also very happy that the campaign has branched out beyond Europe, now having participants in North and South America; Asia […]

Campaign participants