The Sherwood Fox Arboretum
BOTANIC GARDEN ORGANIZATIONS
Canadian Botanical Conservation Network: The CBCN's objective is to preserve the biological diversity of Canada's rare and endangered native plant species, wild habitats and ecosystems through the education and conservation programs of its member botanical gardens and arboreta (including the Sherwood Fox Arboretum). This site includes links to many Canadian Botanical Gardens.
American Public Gardens Association: The APGA is committed to increasing the knowledge of public garden professionals throughout North America through information sharing, professional development, networking, public awareness, and research so they have the tools to effectively serve visitors and members.
The Sentinel Plant Network contributes to plant conservation by engaging public garden professionals, volunteers, and visitors in the detection and diagnosis of high consequence pests and pathogens.
Botanic Gardens Conservation International: BGCI is an international organisation of over 700 gardens in 118 countries that exists to ensure the world-wide conservation of threatened plants. The continued existence of these plants are intrinsically linked to global issues including poverty, human well-being and climate change
SOME SELECTED BOTANIC GARDENS
Botanique : Links to gardens, arboreta and nature sites across North America. Find arboreta and botanic gardens in your area.
Royal Botanical Gardens : Located in Burlington Ontario, the RBG (also known as the Really Big Garden) this is the largest botanic garden in Canada and a global leader in bringing plans and people together.
Gardens of Fanshawe College and A.M. Cuddy Gardens: Relatively new the arboretum at Fanshawe College is developing fast.
The Arboretum, University of Guelph: Just up the road and well worth a visit.
Royal Botanic Garden Kew : London is London. Why not visit the other London?
Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum For something completely different, why not visit the desert in the middle of a Southwestern Ontario winter?
Arnold Arboretum Closer to home at Harvard University is a collection of 9,368 accessions. This site contains a searchable index for obtaining information on any plant in their collection. As an example, searching for Acer gives 144 matches ranging from Acer argutum to Acer x zoechense .
OTHER INTERESTING SITES
Plant Information online From the University of Minnesota Libraries. This site contains "the largest listing of currently cultivated plants of North America."
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