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  • Belize Botanic Gardens - dedicated to conservation, education, beautyBelize Botanic Gardens
    s Jungle Lodge A keen interest in restoring this severely eroded land and Ken s love of orchids and palms led him to start collecting these plants for conservation purposes Belize s main commercial fruits were and still are bananas and citrus High taxes expensive fuel and imported tools and machinery make it expensive to compete on world agriculture markets so Ken s plan was to begin experimenting with tropical fruits which could be grown organically and command higher prices on the market Plants were collected and recorded so in 1997 when Brendan Sayers from the Irish National Garden came along to collect Belizean orchids and palms for Ireland the first collaboration with another garden began Brendan noted that Belize did not have a botanic garden and suggested that we register as Belize Botanic Gardens A Board of Directors was established and the garden registered with the Government of Belize as a non profit organization Since then BBG has been collecting studying cataloging and conserving plants and remains the only botanic garden in Belize BBG exists to serve as gardens and educational grounds for Belizeans and Visitors to enjoy and take advantage of as well as a scientific and living germplasm resource pool for botanical and horticultural institutions world wide The focus of our collections is native and exotic plants of Belize as well as non native and non invasive plant species We strive to educate local communities and international visitors of the importance of protecting native plants and ecosystems Ken died in August of 2001 and daughter Heather and her husband Brett ran the garden until 2010 when they left to work at Naples Botanical Garden in Florida In 2012 Judy stepped in as Director of the gardens and secured funding from the European Union s Belize Rurual Development

    Original URL path: http://belizebotanic.org/about-us/history/?qemmonth=1&qemmonth=12&qemyear=2015 (2016-02-13)
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  • Belize Botanic Gardens - dedicated to conservation, education, beautyBelize Botanic Gardens
    duPlooy s Jungle Lodge A keen interest in restoring this severely eroded land and Ken s love of orchids and palms led him to start collecting these plants for conservation purposes Belize s main commercial fruits were and still are bananas and citrus High taxes expensive fuel and imported tools and machinery make it expensive to compete on world agriculture markets so Ken s plan was to begin experimenting with tropical fruits which could be grown organically and command higher prices on the market Plants were collected and recorded so in 1997 when Brendan Sayers from the Irish National Garden came along to collect Belizean orchids and palms for Ireland the first collaboration with another garden began Brendan noted that Belize did not have a botanic garden and suggested that we register as Belize Botanic Gardens A Board of Directors was established and the garden registered with the Government of Belize as a non profit organization Since then BBG has been collecting studying cataloging and conserving plants and remains the only botanic garden in Belize BBG exists to serve as gardens and educational grounds for Belizeans and Visitors to enjoy and take advantage of as well as a scientific and living germplasm resource pool for botanical and horticultural institutions world wide The focus of our collections is native and exotic plants of Belize as well as non native and non invasive plant species We strive to educate local communities and international visitors of the importance of protecting native plants and ecosystems Ken died in August of 2001 and daughter Heather and her husband Brett ran the garden until 2010 when they left to work at Naples Botanical Garden in Florida In 2012 Judy stepped in as Director of the gardens and secured funding from the European Union s Belize Rurual

    Original URL path: http://belizebotanic.org/about-us/history/?qemmonth=1&qemmonth=2&qemyear=2016 (2016-02-13)
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  • Belize Botanic Gardens - dedicated to conservation, education, beautyBelize Botanic Gardens
    duPlooy s Jungle Lodge A keen interest in restoring this severely eroded land and Ken s love of orchids and palms led him to start collecting these plants for conservation purposes Belize s main commercial fruits were and still are bananas and citrus High taxes expensive fuel and imported tools and machinery make it expensive to compete on world agriculture markets so Ken s plan was to begin experimenting with tropical fruits which could be grown organically and command higher prices on the market Plants were collected and recorded so in 1997 when Brendan Sayers from the Irish National Garden came along to collect Belizean orchids and palms for Ireland the first collaboration with another garden began Brendan noted that Belize did not have a botanic garden and suggested that we register as Belize Botanic Gardens A Board of Directors was established and the garden registered with the Government of Belize as a non profit organization Since then BBG has been collecting studying cataloging and conserving plants and remains the only botanic garden in Belize BBG exists to serve as gardens and educational grounds for Belizeans and Visitors to enjoy and take advantage of as well as a scientific and living germplasm resource pool for botanical and horticultural institutions world wide The focus of our collections is native and exotic plants of Belize as well as non native and non invasive plant species We strive to educate local communities and international visitors of the importance of protecting native plants and ecosystems Ken died in August of 2001 and daughter Heather and her husband Brett ran the garden until 2010 when they left to work at Naples Botanical Garden in Florida In 2012 Judy stepped in as Director of the gardens and secured funding from the European Union s Belize Rurual

    Original URL path: http://belizebotanic.org/about-us/history/?qemmonth=3&qemmonth=4&qemyear=2016 (2016-02-13)
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  • Visit the Maya Medicine Trail at Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    Darwin Initiative Project International Palm Society Moody Gardens Education News Opportunities Support Volunteer Contact Us Home A Gem of Nature in The Heart of Belize s Cayo District Belize Botanic Gardens A Gem of Nature in The Heart of Belize s Cayo District Belize Botanic Gardens Where is BBG Anyway A Gem of Nature in The Heart of Belize s Cayo District Belize Botanic Gardens Where is BBG anyway Belize Botanic Gardens can be found 10 miles West of San Ignacio Town near Belize s border with Guatemala Belize s beauiful Cayo District nestled in the foothills of the Maya Mountains has more to offer visitors than about anywhere you can think of in the world so when you come here to visit Belize Botanic Gardens spend a few extra days seeing what Cayo has to offer In addition to the gardens there are Maya sites caves waterfalls pristine rivers and more Visitors from Belize and around the world come here to enjoy the beauty of the gardens and for the sake of plant conservation View Larger Map Recent Posts BBG Activities and Classes Rainforest Conservation Project Sacred Heart Science Students Monitoring Plot Education and Conservation of Lowland Savanna Guide

    Original URL path: http://belizebotanic.org/our-location/?qemmonth=1&qemmonth=12&qemyear=2015 (2016-02-13)
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  • Visit the Maya Medicine Trail at Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    II Darwin Initiative Project International Palm Society Moody Gardens Education News Opportunities Support Volunteer Contact Us Home A Gem of Nature in The Heart of Belize s Cayo District Belize Botanic Gardens A Gem of Nature in The Heart of Belize s Cayo District Belize Botanic Gardens Where is BBG Anyway A Gem of Nature in The Heart of Belize s Cayo District Belize Botanic Gardens Where is BBG anyway Belize Botanic Gardens can be found 10 miles West of San Ignacio Town near Belize s border with Guatemala Belize s beauiful Cayo District nestled in the foothills of the Maya Mountains has more to offer visitors than about anywhere you can think of in the world so when you come here to visit Belize Botanic Gardens spend a few extra days seeing what Cayo has to offer In addition to the gardens there are Maya sites caves waterfalls pristine rivers and more Visitors from Belize and around the world come here to enjoy the beauty of the gardens and for the sake of plant conservation View Larger Map Recent Posts BBG Activities and Classes Rainforest Conservation Project Sacred Heart Science Students Monitoring Plot Education and Conservation of Lowland Savanna

    Original URL path: http://belizebotanic.org/our-location/?qemmonth=1&qemmonth=2&qemyear=2016 (2016-02-13)
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  • Visit the Maya Medicine Trail at Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    II Darwin Initiative Project International Palm Society Moody Gardens Education News Opportunities Support Volunteer Contact Us Home A Gem of Nature in The Heart of Belize s Cayo District Belize Botanic Gardens A Gem of Nature in The Heart of Belize s Cayo District Belize Botanic Gardens Where is BBG Anyway A Gem of Nature in The Heart of Belize s Cayo District Belize Botanic Gardens Where is BBG anyway Belize Botanic Gardens can be found 10 miles West of San Ignacio Town near Belize s border with Guatemala Belize s beauiful Cayo District nestled in the foothills of the Maya Mountains has more to offer visitors than about anywhere you can think of in the world so when you come here to visit Belize Botanic Gardens spend a few extra days seeing what Cayo has to offer In addition to the gardens there are Maya sites caves waterfalls pristine rivers and more Visitors from Belize and around the world come here to enjoy the beauty of the gardens and for the sake of plant conservation View Larger Map Recent Posts BBG Activities and Classes Rainforest Conservation Project Sacred Heart Science Students Monitoring Plot Education and Conservation of Lowland Savanna

    Original URL path: http://belizebotanic.org/our-location/?qemmonth=3&qemmonth=4&qemyear=2016 (2016-02-13)
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  • Staff pic Freddy | Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    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 Staff pic Freddy Staff pic Freddy Staff pic Freddy Staff pic Freddy By admin Published December 12 2012 Full size is 243 241 pixels Staff pic

    Original URL path: http://belizebotanic.org/?attachment_id=682 (2016-02-13)
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  • Staff pic Rudy | Belize Botanic GardensBelize Botanic Gardens
    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 Staff pic Rudy Staff pic Rudy Staff pic Rudy Staff pic Rudy By admin Published December 12 2012 Full size is 243 294 pixels Staff pic

    Original URL path: http://belizebotanic.org/?attachment_id=675 (2016-02-13)
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