• BBG Activities and Classes

    Posted on September 23, 2015 by in News

    BBG Activities and Classes BBG  Activities and Classes Activities – All  Activities are $5 per person Bring your friends and join our staff at the BBG Garden Shop, 37 West Street, San Ignacio  for fun activities Reservations required for groups of more than 6 September 18th:   Any time between 9am and 2pm Paint a pot, plant a plant […]

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  • Rainforest Conservation Project -Sacred Heart Science Students Monitoring Plot

    Posted on December 18, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    Thanks to Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas, thirteen Sacred Heart College Science students have began setting up a permanent monitoring plots within the 37 acres of land adjacent to Belize Botanic Gardens. The aim of this project is to gather data, to conduct research, to analyse how eroded and widely cleared land once used for […]

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    Education and Conservation of Lowland Savanna

    Posted on June 30, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    “Education and Conservation of Lowland Savanna”, is a 3-year project funded by the Darwin Initiative that started in 2009. Guided by Dr. Neil Stuart of the University of Edinburgh, Duncan Moss of the UK Ordinance Survey, garden staff, along with botanist Zoe Goodwin and German Lopez of the University of Belize collected plants from several savanna areas […]

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    Guide to the Orchids of Belize

    Posted on November 2, 2009 by in News

    Since 1996 Brendan Sayers of the Irish National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin has been working on the orchids of Belize. He began annual expeditions in Belize with Ken duPlooy, the Belize Botanic Gardens founder, in 1997. Brett Adams, now the Foreman of the Garden, joined BBG as a volunteer in 2002. He took over the care […]

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  • 400 Trees for Belize

    Posted on October 28, 2009 by in News

    Thanks to Fred Krueger and the Religious Campaign for Forest Conservation In February 2008 Fred Krueger presented Belize Botanic Gardens with $1,400US to plant trees on behalf of the Religious Campaign for Forest Conservation. Fred has been advocating tree planting for years in an effort to combat climate change. The project, called ‘Trees for Belize’ got […]

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  • Better Orchids to Come

    Posted on July 13, 2009 by in News

    We at Belize Botanic Gardens extend our sincere thanks to The Orchid Society of the Royal Botanical Gardens of Ontario and Scott and Phyllis Milne for their kind donations towards the orchid conservation work at the gardens. Undoubtedly, our native orchid collection is our most important collection in the botanic gardens. The orchids have been accumulated over 15 years […]

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