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.

Using this Site


The best and quickest way to use the BGCI website, which has well over 2000 pages and is growing all the time, is to use the Search boxes at the top right of the page.

Geographical Regions

BGCI operates across the world. use the map on the home page, or the drop-down just below the three Searches, to find your local section, several of which are in regional languages.


The main languages available on the site are English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, and Russian.

Look out for flag buttons indicating different language content.

Regional sites in languages other than English:


Content is not always duplicated so if you are multi-lingual it may be worth looking for content in whatever language you can read.

Google translate provides instant online translation - crude but can be useful!

Your Input is Vital

This website is under continual development and we would very much appreciate your comments on how it works and what you would like to see in the future. We do respond to such feedback and it is very important to us in making a useful and useable system available to all involved in plant conservation.

Send us your ideas