The European Botanic Gardens Consortium

Home Page




European Initiatives


vert bar Home Page > Members > POLAND

NAME: The Council of Botanical Gardens in Poland
Last update: 21 Nov 2015
Country: POLAND
Representative: Prof. Jerzy Puchalski
Address: Director of the Botanical Garden – Center for Biological Diversity Conservation of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Prawdziwka St. No. 2, 02-973 Warsaw 76, Poland
contact number: tel.: (48) (22) 754-26-10; fax: (48) (22) 757-66-45
email: ;
Alternate: Dr. Justyna Wiland-Szymanska,
Assoc. Professor, vice-president of the Council Board,
director of Adam Mickiewicz University Botanical Garden in Poznan,
ul. Dabrowskiego 165, 60-594
Poznan; tel.(48)(61)829 20 13; fax: (48)(61)829 20 08;;
Aims: The Association was established to assist and support the development of botanical gardens, including arboreta and Palm Houses, and coordinating their activities, among others, through: joint research program-related activities in particular 'ex-situ' projects for endangered species; acting on behalf of the national botanical gardens and gardens on state government administrative bodies; Polish representation in international organizations such as BGCI; preparation of joint educational programs; organizing conventions, conferences and scientific sessions; training of scientific and support staff; making interventions to defend the interests of the Botanical Gardens as well as living natural resources in the country and the world; initiating publications relating to botanical gardens; providing consultation and feedback about methodologies in managing and establishing botanical gardens and related kinds of gardens; and cooperation with botanic gardens abroad and other organizations of gardens in different countries and supranational regions, as well as international organizations and agencies
Criteria for membership: Admission to membership is by way of a resolution by the General Assembly
Member gardens: 34 (14 botanical gardens, 17 arboretums, 3 gardens of medicinal plants, 1 palm house).
Ordinary Members:
  • Podlaski Botanical Garden "Herbal Corner"
  • Warsaw Agricultural University Arboretum in Rogow
  • Botanical Garden Forest Park of Culture and Recreation "Myslecinek"
  • Garden of Medicinal Plants Institute of Natural Fibres and Medicinal Plants
  • Ogrodu Botanicznego Golubienskiego
  • Dendrological Garden in Orlu
  • Kielce Geopark
  • Educational Experimental Forest Arboretum in Zielonka
  • Silesian Botanical Garden in Mikolów
  • Arboretum at the Forestry Commission Marcule
  • Arboretum Forest Gene Bank Kostrzyca
  • Garden of Medicinal Plants Medical University of Gdansk
  • Moravian Gate Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden of the Institute of Plant Breeding and Acclimatization in Bydgoszcz
  • Dendrological Garden of the University of Life Sciences in Poznan
  • Botanical Garden in Lodz
  • Medicinal Plant Garden at the Medical University in Wroclaw
  • Botanical Garden of the Jagiellonian University
  • Dendrological Garden and Nursery Farms Wirty
  • Institute of Dendrology
  • Botanical Garden of the Institute of Nature Conservation
  • Arboretum and the Department of Physiography in Bolestraszyce
  • Academy of Sciences Botanical Garden - Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity in Warsaw - Powsin
  • Scientific Botanical Garden of the University of Zielona
  • Forest Culture Center in Goluchów
  • Forest Arboretum of Warmia and Mazury at Forest District Kudypy
  • Forest Arboretum in Stradomii at Forest District Sycow
  • Silesian Botanical Garden in Radzionkow
  • Dendrological Garden in Przelewice
  • Botanical Gardens of Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin
  • Urban Botanic Garden in Zabrze
  • Botanical Garden of the University of Warsaw
  • Botanical Garden of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
Supporting Members:
  • Silesian Botanical Garden
  • University of Warsaw
  • Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
  • Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin
  • The Institute of Dendrology in Kornik
  • Office of the City of Lodz
  • Kaliska Forest District
  • Geopark Kielce