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NAME: Hortus Botanicus Helveticus
Last update: April 2018
Country: SWITZERLAND
Website: www.hortus-botanicus.info
Representative: Dr Pierre-André Loizeau
Address: Director, Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève, ch. de l'Impératrice 1, case postale 60, CH-1292 Chambésy/Genève, Suisse
contact number: Tel: +41 22 418 51 00
email: pierre-andre.loizeau@ville-ge.ch
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Corporate: Hortus Botanicus Helveticus is registered as an association. Hortus Botanicus Helveticus was launched in 1996.
Aims: HBH is committed to:
  • the conservation and the development of botanical collections nationally and internationally,
  • the conduct of public actions on the protection of plant species, their natural and horticultural heritage in collaboration with other institutions at regional and national levels,
  • the promotion and advertising of botanical collections from the authorities and tourist offices,
  • the development of technical capabilities and expertise of member institutions and their staff on how farming, landscaping, environmental education and management of collections.
Activities: "Sharing information and experience, education of botanic garden employees, organizing mutual programmes and developing mutual projects are the main activities of the network. Regular board meetings and annual network meetings are organized."
Criteria for membership: Membership is open to all who support the aims of Hortus Botanicus Helveticus.
Member gardens: Institutions/Gardens: 20 (April 2018)
Arboretum du Vallon de l’Aubonne
Collection de plantes succulentes de Zurich
Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève
Isole di Brissago Parco botanico del Canton Ticino
Jardin alpin Schynige Platte
Jardin botanique alpin de Meyrin
Jardin botanique alpin Flore–Alpe, Champex–Lac
Arboretum du Vallon de l’Aubonne
Collection de plantes succulentes de Zurich
Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève
Isole di Brissago Parco botanico del Canton Ticino
Jardin alpin Schynige Platte
Jardin botanique alpin de Meyrin
Jardin botanique alpin Flore Alpe, Champex Lac
Jardin botanique alpin La Linnaea, Bourg-St-Pierre
Jardin botanique Alpinum Schatzalp Davos
Jardin botanique cantonal de Lausanne
Jardin botanique d’Erschmatt
Jardin botanique de Grüningen
Jardin botanique de l’Université de B âle
Jardin botanique de l’Université de Berne
Jardin botanique de l’Université de Fribourg
Jardin botanique de l’Université de Zurich
Jardin botanique de Neuchâtel
Jardin botanique de St Gall
Jurassica Jardin botanique de Porrentruy
Pont-de-Nant Jardin botanique alpin La Thomasia