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Devonian Botanic Garden
Canada - Alberta - Edmonton
Institution Code: ALTA
BGCI Member: No
About the Devonian Botanic Garden
The Devonian Botanic Garden http://www.ales.ualberta.ca/devonian (founded in 1959 and located 30 minutes from Edmonton just north of Devon), has collections and teaching research and visitor facilities that occupy 90 acres, including the Kurimoto Japanese Garden and four display houses, plus another 100 acres of natural area. In addition to numerous specialized collections of living plants, the Garden maintains an internationally recognized microfungus collection and herbarium. The Garden has an annual budget of approximately $3 million. There are 11 full-time staff members, including 4 academic positions, up to 60 seasonal and contract employees and 150 volunteers. Over 60,000 visitors annually enjoy the Garden’s displays, special events and educational programs. Major expansion in 2013-2015 is a funded 9 acre Islamic Garden.
Telephone: (780) 987-3054 ext 2233