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NAME: Hortus Botanicus Helveticus
Last update: 22 Nov 2015
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: 33, Individuals: 39 (Nov 2015)
Aubonne: L'arboretum national du vallon de l'Aubonne
Basel: Botanischer Garten der Universität
Bern: Botanischer Garten der Universität
Bourg-Saint-Pierre: Jardin Alpin La Linnaea
Brüglingen: Merian Park, Botanischer Garten
Champex: Jardin Botanique Alpin "Flore-Alpe"
Davos: Botanischer Garten, Alpinum Schatzalp
Fribourg: Jardin Botanique de l'Université de Fribourg
Genève: Centre professionnel de Lullier
Genève: Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève
Genève: La Linnaea
Grüningen: Botanischer Garten
Gryon: Jardin Botanique du Pont-de-Nant
Interlaken: Alpengarten Schynige Platte
Isole di Brissago: Parco botanico del Cantone Ticino
Kerzers: Fondation Papilliorama-Nocturama
La Conversion: Société Plantes et Rocailles
Lausanne: Jardin Botanique cantonal
Les Diablerets: Jardin Alpin des Diablerets, Les Tussilages
Lullier: Centre horticole
Menzingen: Alpinum Institut Menzingen
Meyrin: Jardin Alpin de la commune de Meyrin
Montet-Cudrefin: Bambus und Konifersammlung
Montreux: Jardin Alpin des Rochers de la Naye "la Rambertia"
Neuchâtel: Jardin Botanique de l'Université et de la ville de Neuchâtel
Pont de Nant/Les Plans-sur-Bex: Jardin Botanique Alpin "La Thomasia"
Porrentruy: Jardin Botanique
St. Gallen: Botanischer Garten der Stadt
St. Triphon: Jardin Botanique de St.Triphon
Wädenswil: Gärten und Pflanzensammlungen des Instituts UNR ZHAW
Zürich: Botanischer Garten der Universität
Zürich: Sukkulenten-Sammlung Zürich ( Förderverein )
Zürich: Masoalahalle Zoo Zürich