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Science and Conservation

The Botanic Garden is part of Durham University. We provide an academic resource to the university for teaching and research. The Garden is used for a range of scientific projects. All our plants have detailed, systematic labels to support this work.

The Department of Biosciences Research Showcase area at the Botanic Garden
Sheep grazing in a field with a tree in the background

Conservation and Biodiversity

Durham University is committed to increasing and enhancing biodiversity across the campus and the Botanic Garden plays a key role in this.

Learn more about conservation and biodiversity Durham University Biodiversity Strategy