Gardens at SIUE, The

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United States of America - Illinois - Edwardsville

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Gardens at SIUE, The

The Gardens at SIUE is a 35 acre public botanical garden on the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Recognized by the Missouri Botanical Garden as a Signature Garden, The Gardens currently include natural areas, gardens, and sculpture arranged in a landscaped setting.

The mission of The Gardens at SIUE is to create a venue of beauty and distinction that will support the educational and research components of the University; that will engage the public in educational opportunity and campus life; and that will provide a haven for relaxation and enjoyment for all.

Main Address:
Gardens at SIUE, The
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, University Drive and Cougar Lake Road
Mailing: Deparment of Biological Sciences, Box 1651
Illinois 62026 United States of America

Telephone: (618) 650-3788
Fax: (618) 650-3174
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Doug Conley, Director
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1990
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 14 Hectares
    Latitude: 38.8009580
    Longitude: -89.9930200
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 4
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
  • Number of Volunteers: 500

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