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Have you ever considered the importance of botany is in our Christmas traditions? Aromatic spices, traditional nuts and fruits, and of course Christmas decorations. Learn more at our Christmas exhibition in Blondehuset.
The winners of the photo competition were announced at the autumn meeting of the friends of the Arboretum
The Arboretum at Milde turns 50 years old. Half a century of painstakingly constructed collections, with national expertise in trees, shrubs, heather and roses, with beautiful, exciting and unexpected nature experiences, with recreation and time for reflection.
We are looking for a gardener (research technician) at the Museum Garden in central Bergen. Application deadline 31st October 2021
St. Sunniva has had an impact on Norwegian history, literature and art from the Middle Ages until today. A magnificent newly published book explores different aspects of the Sunniva character.
On the occasion of the Arboretum's 50th anniversary, we have made an exhibition of plants with a known history from Bergen, in Blondehushagen.
BKP partner Viti Middelaldermuseet has produced a video documentary about Borgund by Ålesund in western Norway. Through five episodes we are introduced to 'What we know' and how new research can expand our knowledge about life in the small medieval town. Viti has received financial support for the video project from the Møre and Romsdal fylke. The documentary is aimed at young people... Read more
On Saturday 21 August 2021, the Bergen Botanical Garden turns 25. From the original site at the Natural History Museum (now the Museum Garden), the new garden was opened at Milde in 1996.
An anniversary book, newly planted Ginkgo, rose platform, and events in glorious weather. The Arboretum can look back on great celebrations of the 50th anniversary.
A collaborative international endeavour led to the description of beautiful species of tropical shelled sea slugs
The beautiful new platform will be ready in time for our 50th anniversary, Arboretum day, 29th of August.
The labyrinth at the Botanical Garden will be closed to the public while we replace plants and soil
You are welcome to join us for exciting and informative events at the Arboretum, Botanical Garden, and Museum Garden.
“With this commemoration, the Plastic Whale Heritage alliance and the University of Bergen want to help ensure that the Plastic Whale’s message is not forgotten – the health of our oceans is at stake, and we must act now.”
At Bergen Botanical Garden you can see a new solar-powered street lamp.
Species that with human help are spreading outside their natural range are called 'invasive'. Such species are considered one of the greatest threats to biodiversity worldwide.
Tomorrow marks the launch of our 'pole hunt' at the Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Visit us, explore, and find out something new - and not just on the poles!

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