We provide a global voice for all botanic gardens

championing and celebrating their inspiring work.
BGCI Conservation Practitioner Accreditation

We are the world's largest plant conservation network

with over 60,000 plant scientists and horticulturists.

We mobilise botanic gardens and partners to secure plant diversity

for the well-being of people and the planet.

BGCI is working to support the global botanic garden community during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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What We Do

BGCI promotes an efficient, cost-effective and rational approach to plant conservation in botanic gardens.

Why join BGCI?

Be part of the largest network of botanic gardens and plant conservation experts in the world.

Key Numbers
  • Connecting people
    Institutional members of BGCI
  • Sharing knowledge
    People trained from 331 institutions in 67 countries
  • Saving plants
    Rare and threatened seedlings raised for conservation and restoration
  • Policy and advocacy
    BGCI Accredited Botanic Gardens, Conservation Practitioners, and Advanced Conservation Practitioners

Latest News and Events

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Contribute to the Next Issue of Roots

Contribute to the next issue of Roots on Education and Technology. Deadline for abstracts - 15th June.
01 June 2020
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New Book on the Miombo Woodlands

This amazing flora is a compilation of photographs, collections and expertise, gathered over the past 25 years, which describes the miombo woodland and the threats it is facing.
01 June 2020
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BGCI Joins European Commission’s Global Coalition for Biodiversity

BGCI pledges support to be UNITED for #BIODIVERSITY
22 May 2020
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BGCI's Global Botanic Garden Fund Now Accepting Applications

Call for applications for 2020 Grants through BGCI's Global Botanic Garden Fund are now open from 22 May 2020 - 24 July 2020.
22 May 2020
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Native Plant Trust Launches Additional Online Courses

Native Plant Trust, the nation’s first plant conservation organization and the only one solely focused on New England’s native plants, announces the launch of three new online courses in plant science.
21 May 2020
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Support BGCI

BGCI has teamed up with PlantSnap, the plant identification app, to help members of our botanic garden community that have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Donate today and receive a copy of the PlantSnap Pro App!