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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

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United States of America - New York - Buffalo

Institution Code: BUEBG

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

ArbNet Accredited: Level II

Main Address:
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
2655 South Park Avenue
New York 14218 United States of America

Telephone: (716) 827-1584
Fax: (716) 828-0091
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: David Swarts, President/CEO
    Curator's Name: Doug O'Reilly, Head Gardener
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 3
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 11

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1900
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 63 Hectares
    Latitude: 42.8278640
    Longitude: -78.8239960
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 90000
    Number of Volunteers: 230

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes