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New Orleans Botanical Garden

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United States of America - Louisiana - New Orleans

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
New Orleans Botanical Garden
1 Palm Drive
New Orleans
Louisiana 70124 United States of America

Telephone: (504) 483-9386
Fax: (504) 483-9485
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Paul Soniat, Director
    Curator's Name: Kathy McNamara, Horticulture
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Susan L. Capley, Education
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 10
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1936
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 5 Hectares
    Latitude: 29.9933128
    Longitude: -90.0984184
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 2000
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Education: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes