PRESS RELEASE: St. Croix, USVI (November 22, 2023)
The St. George Village Botanical Garden in Frederiksted has been awarded a Level 1 Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum, for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens.
The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program is the only global initiative to officially recognize arboreta at various levels of development, capacity, and professionalism. The St. George Village Botanical Garden is also now recognized as an accredited arboretum in the Morton Register of Arboreta, a database of the world’s arboreta and gardens dedicated to woody plants. This accreditation makes the Garden the only registered arboretum in the Greater and Lesser Antilles.