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  • Tours | Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    see on your walk in the gardens Spend an hour or spend the day Guided Tours This is the best way to see the gardens You get to walk around with our experienced professional guide who will take you on scenic routes and trails around the gardens where all the great plants are plus you can pepper them with questions General tours take about 1 to 1 5 hours and are available 7am to 3pm Check with our front desk staff to arrange departures times difficulty or terrain of the gardens When you are finished with the guided tour you are still welcome to wander around the garden on your own If you have a special interest such as birds medicinal plants or orchids call ahead to book a guide or to arrange night walks or early birding tours Contact us for great group rates Students and Groups Contact us for our special group rates Ask about our special activities We can also set up great educational itineraries for your entire stay in Belize Are you 12 or under W ell then you can see the Belize Botanic Gardens absolutely FREE with paying parents Plus you get a groovy kids activity called the Plant Puzzle Trail where you answer questions by following a trail map But wait There s more If your parents are doing a guided tour you get to do a fun plant activity absolutely Free Tell your folks to call ahead so that we can set it up for you Land of the Free Garden of the Discounted To attract more local visitors Belize Botanic Gardens offers discount to Belizean citizens on all of the above rates Every Sunday is absolutely Free Check the local newspapers or call to inquire for special events happening on holidays It

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  • Projects | Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    to accomplish these tasks The organizations include Montgomery Botanical Center Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh Natural History Museum International Palm Society to name just a few Read below for just a few examples of what we do Sustainable Agriculture Call us crazy but at Belize Botanic Gardens we enjoy figuring out how to grow things without the use of pesticides or chemicals It is more than just a past time we maintain our garden organically We also devote a lot of our time to finding ways to grow plants in a way that farmers and nature benefit This has been a major part of the work at BBG from the garden s beginnings We experiment with palms fruits and hardwoods Our largest project funded by the Darwin Initiative deals with palms called xate shah tay little palms causing a big hullabaloo in Belize Belize Botanic Gardens is a proud member of the Belize Organic Producers Associaton BOPA BOPA is dedicated to creating and maintaining national legislation and certification for Belize promoting organic agriculture and organic products and disseminating information to organic farmers If you would like to join BOPA download the membership for here Make out a check to BOPA 5

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  • European Union Logo | Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    List Native Orchid House Plants of the Maya Belize Botanic Gardens is for the birds Birding around BBG and duPlooy s Jungle Lodge Tours Projects European Unions Belize Rural Development Project II Darwin Initiative Project International Palm Society Moody Gardens Education News Opportunities Support Volunteer Contact Us Home European Union Logo European Union Logo European Union Logo European Union Logo By admin Published July 23 2012 Full size is 76

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  • Government of Belize Logo | Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    Orchid House Plants of the Maya Belize Botanic Gardens is for the birds Birding around BBG and duPlooy s Jungle Lodge Tours Projects European Unions Belize Rural Development Project II Darwin Initiative Project International Palm Society Moody Gardens Education News Opportunities Support Volunteer Contact Us Home Government of Belize Logo Government of Belize Logo Government of Belize Logo Government of Belize Logo By admin Published July 23 2012 Full size

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  • duPlooy's Logo | Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    Native Orchid House Plants of the Maya Belize Botanic Gardens is for the birds Birding around BBG and duPlooy s Jungle Lodge Tours Projects European Unions Belize Rural Development Project II Darwin Initiative Project International Palm Society Moody Gardens Education News Opportunities Support Volunteer Contact Us Home duPlooy s Logo duPlooy s Logo duPlooy s Logo duPlooy s Logo By admin Published July 23 2012 Full size is 143 143

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  • BBG Logo | Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    Orchid List Native Orchid House Plants of the Maya Belize Botanic Gardens is for the birds Birding around BBG and duPlooy s Jungle Lodge Tours Projects European Unions Belize Rural Development Project II Darwin Initiative Project International Palm Society Moody Gardens Education News Opportunities Support Volunteer Contact Us Home BBG Logo BBG Logo BBG Logo BBG Logo By admin Published December 7 2012 Full size is 938 645 pixels Belizean

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  • European Unions' Belize Rural Development Project II | Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    earn a living as employees or small business owners in these areas Research shows that job opportunities requiring these skills exist in both the business and private sectors particularly in the tourism industry As a member of Caribbean Botanic Gardens for Conservation we became aware of the need for a center for horticulture training not only in Belize but throughout the Caribbean Receiving BRDP Funding has enabled us to pursue this goal on a local level by offering a wide range of classes through our Professional Gardeners Program For the term of the 34 month EU project free classes are being offered to Belizeans To sustain the program after completion of the funding term classes will be opened to international students as well Course offerings include three levels of horticulture training small nursery establishment for ornamental plants small nursery establishment for food plants cut flower growing and marketing as well as a variety of 1 day workshops such as seed saving floral arrangement and culinary herbs Classes last 10 days for each level and will be offered eight times during the term of the project In addition there are On The Job training opportunities of 12 weeks for 2 trainees per session All courses will be offered 12 times during the funding period We are targeting interested individuals male or female who are unemployed or barely employed but have deep interest in becoming professional gardeners After completion of the training program participants are being awarded with a Certificate of Completion and Job Recommendation Letter More than ever professional gardeners are in great need throughout Belize The tourism industry alone employ s groundskeepers landscape managers designers and gardeners and the need for professional trained and skilled workers is growing every day The Professional Gardener s Training will also help you learn

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  • European Unions' Belize Rural Development Project II | Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    earn a living as employees or small business owners in these areas Research shows that job opportunities requiring these skills exist in both the business and private sectors particularly in the tourism industry As a member of Caribbean Botanic Gardens for Conservation we became aware of the need for a center for horticulture training not only in Belize but throughout the Caribbean Receiving BRDP Funding has enabled us to pursue this goal on a local level by offering a wide range of classes through our Professional Gardeners Program For the term of the 34 month EU project free classes are being offered to Belizeans To sustain the program after completion of the funding term classes will be opened to international students as well Course offerings include three levels of horticulture training small nursery establishment for ornamental plants small nursery establishment for food plants cut flower growing and marketing as well as a variety of 1 day workshops such as seed saving floral arrangement and culinary herbs Classes last 10 days for each level and will be offered eight times during the term of the project In addition there are On The Job training opportunities of 12 weeks for 2 trainees per session All courses will be offered 12 times during the funding period We are targeting interested individuals male or female who are unemployed or barely employed but have deep interest in becoming professional gardeners After completion of the training program participants are being awarded with a Certificate of Completion and Job Recommendation Letter More than ever professional gardeners are in great need throughout Belize The tourism industry alone employ s groundskeepers landscape managers designers and gardeners and the need for professional trained and skilled workers is growing every day The Professional Gardener s Training will also help you learn

    Original URL path: http://belizebotanic.org/european-unions-belize-rural-development-project-ii/?qemmonth=3&qemyear=2016 (2016-02-13)
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