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Milner Gardens and Woodland

Canada - British Columbia - Qualicum Beach

Institution Code: MILN

International Agenda Registration: Y
BGCI Member: Y

About the Milner Gardens and Woodland

Milner Gardens & Woodland Society (Not-for-Profit)

Malaspina University-College

Main Address:
Milner Gardens and Woodland
2179 West Island Highway
Qualicum Beach
British Columbia V9K 1G1 Canada

Telephone: (250) 752-6153
Fax: (250) 752-3826
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Geoff Ball, Executive Director
    Curator's Name: Kim Hammond, Nursery Grower/Grounds Keeper
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Y
  • Date founded: 1950
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Y
  • Landscaped Area: Y
  • Total Area: 17 Hectares
    Latitude: 49.35283
    Longitude: -124.41284
    Annual Rainfall: 1293 mm
    Altitude: 50.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Computer Plant Record System: Y
  • Open to public: Y
    Friends society: Y
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Y
    Disabled access: Y
  • Number of Visitors: 10
    Number of Volunteers: 200

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Greig Rhododendron Collection

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Y

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Y
    Ecology: Y
    Ecosystem Conservation: Y
    Education: Y
    Ethnobotany: Y
    Horticulture: Y
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Y
    Restoration Ecology: Y
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Y

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Y
    Education Signs in Garden: Y
    Public Lectures/Talks: Y
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Y
    Guided Tours: Y
    Permanent Public Displays: Y
    Special Exhibitions: Y
    Courses for School Children: Y
    Courses for University/College Students: Y
    Courses for General Public: Y
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