We provide a global voice for all botanic gardens

championing and celebrating their inspiring work.

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.
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.

2018
Key Numbers
  • Connecting people
    +600
    Institutional members of BGCI
  • Sharing knowledge
    689
    People trained from 240 institutions in 54 countries
  • Saving plants
    +450K
    Rare and threatened seedlings raised for reintroduction and restoration
  • Policy and advocacy
    485
    Signatories to the International Agenda on Botanic Gardens

Latest News and Events

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Blog

Workshop on the Global Trees Assessment in the Philippines

BGCI ran a day and a half red list training workshop in the Philippines.
20 June 2019
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News

BGCI Publishes New Technical Review on Urban Greening

20 June 2019
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News

Montreal Botanical Garden Names New Director

On 1 June 2019, Ms. Anne Charpentier was appointed Director of the Montreal Botanical Garden.
20 June 2019
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Event

Plants, People, Planet Symposium

This exciting symposium will highlight outstanding plant-based research in its broadest sense and celebrate everything new, innovative and exciting in plant sciences that is relevant to society and people’s daily lives.
04 September 2019
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News

Website Launches for 11th Education Congress

Congress Website Launched
24 May 2019
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Support BGCI

You can support our plant conservation efforts by sponsoring membership for small botanic gardens, contributing to the Global Botanic Garden Fund, providing corporate sponsorship, and more!