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MISSION

Desert Botanical Garden’s commitment to the community is to advance excellence in education, research, exhibition and conservation of desert plants of the world with an emphasis on the Southwestern United States. We will ensure that the Garden is always a compelling attraction that brings to life the many wonders of the desert.

Vision Statement

The Garden’s vision is to be the premier center in the world for the display, study and understanding of desert plants and their environments. The Garden strives to be an indispensable resource in the Southwestern United States for helping individuals learn about Sonoran Desert plants as well as desert plants of the world, so that they will conserve and protect the natural world for the benefit of future generations. Every element of the Garden will reflect excellence, beauty and inspiration to transform the visitor experience into one of discovery and meaning about deserts and desert plants.

Core Values

Stewardship

To protect and preserve desert plants, animals and habitats.

Interdependence

To respect the mutual destinies that link people, plants and all of nature.

Authenticity

To reflect our unique natural heritage and cultural history within a public garden setting.

Accountability

To act ethically and responsibly as we serve our many communities.

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DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN WILL BE CLOSED, NOV. 22 FOR THANKSGIVING.