Belize Botanical Garden

 

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Belize Botanic Gardens (BBG) is located approximately 10 miles westward beyond San Ignacio Town on the Chial Road in the Cayo District, Belize, Central America. 

 

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It is nestled in the foothills of the Maya Mountains on the bank of the beautiful Macal River.

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Visitors from Belize and around the world come here to enjoy the beauty of the gardens and to learn about plant conservation. bbg5As a not-for-profit organization, BBG exists to serve as gardens and educational grounds for the Belizean community to enjoy and take advantage of, as well as a scientific and living germplasm resource pool for botanical and horticultural institutions world-wide.

The Gardens is comprised of 45 acres of gardens, arboretum and natural areas.

bbg4The 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.

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