Buenos Aires Botanical Garden

Buenos Aires Botanical Garden

The most diverse plant species grow and reproduce in one of the most important gardens in Buenos Aires. It preserves an important living collection of tree specimens with approximately 5 hectares dedicated to Argentine flora and some 2 hectares with species from the temperate forests of the five continents.

It was declared a National Monument for its cultural and natural character in 1996 and represents a natural reservoir of enormous importance due to its fully urban location. Its work teams develop teacher training tasks, applied research on flora, environmental management and, specifically, biodiversity conservation. Among the plant specimens that make up its living collections, there are some that are unique in the city and, in certain cases, unique in the country.

Quindio Botanical Garden

Quindio Botanical Garden

The Quindío Botanical Garden is a non-governmental organization, created in 1979 as a non-profit foundation, under the leadership of Alberto Gómez Mejía, with the participation of members of the Oikos Organization, the University of Quindío and the Gardening Club of Armenia. . It is structured with three main objectives: ecological conservation, scientific research and environmental education. It is also a recognized center of nature tourism, in which we strive to preserve the beauty of the different landscapes. As a botanical garden we have several collections and exhibitions of plants.

Mapulemu Botanical Garden

Mapulemu Botanical Garden

The conservation programs carried out by the National Zoo contribute to: public education in matters of biodiversity conservation, research and obtaining knowledge of animal biology applied to their care, management, welfare and conservation, as well as providing of a gene pool for wild populations. Through the ex situ or human care conservation strategy, extinctions of many species have been prevented globally, and successful reintroductions into the wild of animals rehabilitated or raised under human care have been made for a growing number of species. Also, the work with the associated local communities has played a fundamental role in each conservation program that the National Zoo of Chile has carried out.

Botanical Garden of the University of Talca

Botanical Garden of the University of Talca

The Botanical Garden of the University of Talca is a natural laboratory that recreates the plant diversity of the Maule Region, Chile and the World, preserves ex situ rare and threatened plants, supports teaching activity and university research, and creates spaces for education and recreation for the community. It has 10 hectares of extension where plant formations from Chile and the world coexist and about 60 species of animals. Through its botanical species it is possible to travel across five continents, including the Mixed Mesophytic Forest of North America, the Deciduous Forest of Central Europe and the Sclerophyllous Forest of the Australian region.

Le Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

Le Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

Located in Barra de Guaratiba, a neighborhood in the West Zone of Rio de Janeiro, the property where Burle Marx lived and produced in the last twenty years of his life was – and continues to be – a large experimentation laboratory: more than 3,500 species of tropical plants and subtropical, organized in nurseries and gardens, coexist in harmony with the native vegetation in an area of ​​405 thousand square meters, which includes several buildings, lakes, gardens, art collections and a vast library.

Botanical Garden of Curitiba

Botanical Garden of Curitiba

The Botanical Garden is one of the biggest postcards of Curitiba and the most visited tourist spot in the city. Its main attraction, the 458 m2 greenhouse, inspired by European architecture, houses natural and ornamental plant specimens of the flora of the Atlantic Forest, which covers the Serra do Mar and the coastal plain of Paraná. The construction of iron and 3,800 pieces of glass, in an open space, impresses the annual waves of tourists, from their arrival through the main gates.

Botanical Garden of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Botanical Garden of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Did you know that the SP Botanical Garden is within a Conservation Unit? Around here, you can learn more about the plant species, observe the animals and their interaction with the environment and even take a bath in nature while walking in a fragment of the Atlantic Forest.

The Botanical Gardens play a fundamental role in society, acting in the conservation of species, in carrying out scientific research, in sustainable development and in carrying out educational practices that allow the construction of new knowledge, emotions and connections between people and nature.

Rio de Janeiro Botanic Garden

Rio de Janeiro Botanic Garden

The Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro – JBRJ – was founded on June 13, 1808. It arose from a decision by the then Portuguese Prince Regent D. João to install a gunpowder factory and a garden for the acclimatization of plant species originating in Rio de Janeiro. other parts of the world. Today, the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Research Institute – the name it received in 1995 – is a federal agency linked to the Ministry of the Environment and constitutes one of the most important research centers in the world in the areas of botany and biodiversity conservation.

Inhotim Botanical Garden

Inhotim Botanical Garden

Its privileged location – between the rich Atlantic Forest and Cerrado biomes – and the exuberant landscapes along the 140 hectares of visitation provide visitors with a unique experience that combines art and nature. Around 700 works by more than 60 artists, from almost 40 countries, are exhibited outdoors and in galleries in the middle of a Botanical Garden with more than 4,300 rare botanical species, coming from all continents.

Monteverde Butterfly Gardens

Monteverde Butterfly Gardens

Here at the Monteverde Butterfly Gardens, we have been teaching people about Costa Rica’s insects and arachnids for over 30 years. We have made it our mission to change the way people think about these small, misunderstood creatures. This may seem like a daunting task, but our bugs and tour guides can win over even the most skeptical visitor!  With up to 30 species of butterfly in 4 different habitats, over 20 species of live insects and arachnids in our nature center, an active leaf-cutter ant colony and the best guides in the business, we truly have something for everyone!

Lankester Botanical Garden

Lankester Botanical Garden

Internationally recognized for its remarkable collections of epiphytes, the Lankester Botanical Garden was established in 1973 as a center for the exhibition, conservation, and research of tropical epiphytic plants, with an emphasis on orchids. On 11 hectares, the Garden’s field collections, greenhouse collections, and secondary forests house more than 3,000 plant species. The collections of plants in greenhouses come mainly from botanical expeditions, donations and exchange with botanical institutions around the world. Most of the plants with reliable provenance data are herborized and their associated information is included in an inventory and in a database. Other reference collections also originate from them, such as flowers in liquid, dehydrated tissues for analysis of genetic material, seeds, pollinaria and others that make them an essential resource for researchers from the Garden and from other institutions working on joint projects. .