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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BGCI Southeast Asia Botanic Gardens Network Coordinator Announced

BGCI is delighted to announce Greetha Arumugam's appointment as BGCI’s new Southeast Asia Botanic Gardens (SEABG) Network Coordinator
18 September 2020
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The Sibbaldia and PlantNetwork Conference

'Promoting Excellence in Horticulture'
28 October 2020
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New instruction video for GardenSearch and PlantSearch in Spanish

Introduccion y actualizaciones a las bases de datos GardenSearch y PlantSearch de BGCI
14 September 2020
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A case for botanical gardens to lead in global plant crisis

Botanical gardens have the skills and knowledge, facilities, plant collections, and access to the public required to advance plant conservation.
10 September 2020
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Botanic Garden Network in Afghanistan

In partnership with Afghan Fellowship Legacy Projects (AFLP), the Botanical Gardens Network (BGN) Afghanistan held an initiatory webinar to introduce the team to one another and kickstart the project.
10 September 2020
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