slide2-test

The world's largest plant conservation network

Find out more
slide2-test

Leading innovative conservation projects

Find out more
slide2-test

800 member organisations in 100 countries

Find out more
slide2-test

60,000 plant scientists and horticulturists in our network

Find out more
slide2-test

500 million people visit our member gardens each year

Find out more

BGCI Accreditation Scheme Launches

promo1-test

BGCI’s accreditation scheme distinguishes botanic gardens from non-botanic gardens and recognises achievements in plant conservation.

Become accredited!

Education Congress early bird registration deadline extended and programme announced

promo1-test

There is still time to register for BGCI's 10th International Congress on Education in Botanic Gardens! The Early Bird rate deadline has now been extended until 15th June. We have also just announced our key note speakers and draft programme.

Register now

GPPC Conference - register now at Early Bird rates

promo1-test

The deadline for Early Bird registration for the the Global Partnership for Plant Conservation Conference, which will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, 28-30 August 2018 is the 29 June.

Find out more

About us

BGCI provides a global voice for all botanic gardens, championing and celebrating their inspiring work. We are the world's largest plant conservation network, open to all. Join us in helping to save the world's threatened plants.

Watch our 30th anniversary video

Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) was established in 1987 to link the botanic gardens of the world in a global network for plant conservation.

Learn more

What we do

BGCI's mission is to mobilise botanic gardens and engage partners in securing plant diversity for the well-being of people and the planet.

Learn more

Where we work

Membership includes more than 800 botanic gardens in 100 countries, on every continent.

Learn more

Featured Resources

One of BGCI's major roles is as a publisher of guidance and policy information for and about plant conservation. Most are available free for download; others can be ordered in hard copy for a small fee. Some of our publications are only available to members.

View all resources
Alternative Text

BGjournal

The worldwide journal of botanic garden conservation.

View publication

Roots

The worldwide journal of botanic garden education.

View publication

Species Recovery Manual

BGCI and the International Association of Botanic Gardens (IABG) have published a new manual to guide species recovery projects.

View publication

BGCI Training materials

BGCI has produced a series of training materials useful for those working in botanic gardens and plant conservation.

View training resources

Make a donation

No matter what size donation, every contribution makes a real difference to us. Plants are essential for all life on earth, yet one-third of all plant species are threatened with extinction! BGCI's nimble team needs your help to carry out vital conservation work around the world.

Donate now