Mission: To deepen the understanding and promote conservation of alpine plants and fragile mountain environments.
Target demographics: educate the public about the importance of plants
Direct beneficiaries per year: 100,000 visitors understand the role of plants in our lives.
Geographic areas served: Vail, Colorado
Programs: drop in environmental programs for children, garden tours and horticultural therapy. The botanical gardens hosts populations of rare, native and ornamental plants, all labelled.Our trained scientists conduct plant research in alpine environments.