The BGCI Accreditation Scheme

BGCI’s accreditation scheme distinguishes botanic gardens from non-botanic gardens and recognises achievements in plant conservation.

About the BGCI Accreditation Scheme

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  • About the BGCI Accreditation Scheme
  • Botanic Garden Accreditation
  • Conservation Practitioner Accreditation
  • Advanced Conservation Practitioner Accreditation

About the BGCI Accreditation Scheme

BGCI’s accreditation scheme distinguishes botanic gardens from non-botanic gardens and recognises achievements in plant conservation.

Botanic Garden Accreditation

BGCI’s Botanic Garden Accreditation is aimed at botanic institutions wishing to establish their credentials as botanic gardens.
BGCI Botanic Garden Accreditation

Conservation Practitioner Accreditation

BGCI’s Conservation Practitioner Accreditation recognises botanic gardens with a conservation-oriented approach.
BGCI Conservation Practitioner Accreditation

Advanced Conservation Practitioner Accreditation

BGCI’s Advanced Conservation Practitioner Accreditation is aimed at botanic institutions wishing to demonstrate that they achieve significant conservation impact and recognises botanic gardens with a focus on conservation actions that support local, national or global conservation goals.
Missouri Botanical Garden

Become a Member

Be part of the largest network of botanic gardens and plant conservation experts in the world by joining BGCI today!

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!