Your support goes a long way…
Your donation to the Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association will go towards supporting the following programs and services that help connect people with plants and deepen their connection with nature. Read our 2020 Annual Report here.
+-Environmental Education Programs
Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association offers a range of innovative indoor and outdoor learning experiences for all ages at the Gardens, including classes, tours, field trips, day camps, teacher professional development, and an extensive horticultural library.
Funds donated to VBGA Environmental Education Programs support:
- Nature camp bursaries
- Program fee waivers for schools and community groups
- Transportation subsidies for schools and community groups
- Curriculum development
- Horticultural Library collections
- Purchase of education technology
+-Environmental Education Research
With a recent partnership with the Institute for Environmental Learning (based at Simon Fraser University), two fellowships are offered to Graduate students to get hands-on experience with environmental education programming and research in the gardens.
Donations made to the Garden Collections Fund help provide funding for plants, trees, birds, and maintaining the botanical nature or VanDusen Botanical Gardens and Bloedel Conservatory.
+-Volunteer Guides and Docent Services
Each year thousands of visitors are greeted by friendly volunteer guides and docents at VanDusen Botanical Gardens and Bloedel Conservatory, greatly enhancing visitor experiences.