Botanic Gardens Conservation International
BGCI provides a global voice for all botanic gardens, championing and celebrating their inspiring work. We are the world's largest plant conservation network, open to all. Join us in helping to save the world's threatened plants.

BGCI Membership

Types of membership

BGCI members include institutions and individuals. Click on the hyperlink below to join us.

Institution Member

Individual Member

Conservation Donor


BGCI’s members enjoy the following benefits:

•    Free advice on all matters relating to the establishment and running of a botanic garden
•    Discounts and preferential participation on BGCI training courses
•    Discounts on BGCI symposia, including the BGCI Global Congresses
•    Preferential BGCI project funding
•    BGJournal and Roots publications
•    Eligibility for BGCI Twinning Scheme
•    Eligibility for BGCI project funding
•    Eligibility for BGCI’s Conservation Accreditation Scheme
•    Eligibility for BGCI prizes and awards
•    Permission to use BGCI’s logo and name
•    Additional publications as and when published
•    Use of the BGCI website to promote events and news
•    Eligibility for BGCI 'Featured Garden' promotion
•    A membership pack, including a Certificate of Membership

Equally important are the benefits of being part of the world's largest plant conservation network. Chance meetings, contacts we offer, encouragement, advice and support - all this adds up to a valuable and unique service for anyone working on the conservation of living plants.

BGCI's Member's Review for 2016 sets out the highlights of last year. It can be downloaded as a pdf here.