Santa Fe Botanical Garden

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United States of America - New Mexico - Santa Fe

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Santa Fe Botanical Garden

The Santa Fe Botanical Garden celebrates, cultivates and conserves the rich botanical heritage and biodiversity of our region. In partnership with nature, we demonstrate our commitment through education, community service and the sustainable management of our nature preserves and public garden.

Main Address:
Santa Fe Botanical Garden
P.O. Box 23343
Santa Fe
New Mexico 87502-3343 United States of America

Telephone: (505) 471-9103
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Clayton Bass, Chief Executive Officer
    Curator's Name: Cristina Salvador, Collections Manager
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 5

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: Satellite: Yes
  • Date founded: 1987
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 5 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Total Area: 6 Hectares
    Latitude: 35.6562790
    Longitude: -105.9389900
    Annual Rainfall: 360 mm
    Altitude: 2134.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve Ortiz Mountains Educational Preserve

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 40000
    Number of Volunteers: 400

Plant Collections

  • Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes