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.
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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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Red sudamericana de jardines botanicos

Virtual Technical Talk by RSAJB

The Red Sudamericana de Jardines Botánicos (RSAJB) would like to invite you to a series of virtual talks introducing you to experts in the different aspects of the role and technical management of botanic gardens in the Latin American region.
04 August 2021
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BGCI Webinar Series
BGCI Webinar

BGCI Webinar Series: Watch it again, Increasing Demand for Native Species

Watch the BGCI webinar on Ecological Restoration - Increasing Demand for Native Species
29 July 2021
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Tree Production Innovation Fund

Innovation fund supporting nurseries to increase and diversify domestic tree supply.
23 July 2021
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Expressions of Interest for ELP Funding

The Endangered Landscapes Programme is inviting expressions of interest from organisations and partnerships that share the programme’s vision.
23 July 2021
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BGCI Publishes 2020 Member's Review

While a bit later than normal, BGCI is pleased to share the 2020 Member's Review.
23 July 2021
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Plants are essential for all life on earth, yet one-fifth of all plant species are threatened with extinction! No matter what size donation, every contribution makes a real difference to us.