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OUR
HISTORY

For more than 30 years we have been an emblematic spot in the city that, throughout our 30 hectares, has formed a community that exhibits, appreciates and respects biodiversity, conservation, culture and nature

thanks to his passion for botany

CARLOS MURILLO DEPRAECT
He had the initiative to make a green area for the city, and that within it was a Botanical Garden, for which he donated his personal collection of swamps

1986

Botanical Garden inauguration

Due to its privileged location, during the first years it was the object of the desire of real estate developers, but civil society did not allow it

1996

Botanical and zoological society joined

To the cause of the engineer Murillo Depraect and formally requested the government to grant the integral administration of the space

2005

Start of the contemporary art project in the Botanical Garden of Culiacan

2007

Presentation of the initial proposal of botanical collections


Beginning of the modernization of the Garden’s infrastructure

The architectural Master Plan was carried out by Tatiana Bilbao

TODAY

It is one of the most important gardens in Mexico and the continent

It has been configured in four action axes:

1. Conservation
It promotes actions for the conservation of threatened native species
2. Investigation
It operates and manages a germplasm bank and a herbarium registered with the Index Herbariorum, which recognizes internationally the herbalists oriented to scientific research
3. Education
It promotes educational programs on botany, develops programs and spaces for artistic expression and culture. It also has a library
4. Exposición
The garden has a botanical collection of more than 1,000 species and a collection of contemporary art of 39 works

IT IS CONSIDERED ONE OF THE 10 BEST GARDENS IN NORTH AMERICA TO VISIT

For the Garden Tourism Awards of
the Canadian Garden Council