Devonian Botanic Garden (University of Alberta)



10 Km west of Edmonton on Highway 16 then 14 Km south on Highway 60 - 5 km north of Devon
Devon, Alberta
T6G 2E1

Telephone: 1-780-987-3054
Fax: 1-780-987-4141

Mailing Address: 
Devonian Botanic Garden (University of Alberta)
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2E1

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Hours of Operation

Operations: Year Round

Administration fees

Admission: Charged

About Collections

Winter hardiness trials to increase the range of plants grown in the Edmonton area: trees, shrubs, herbaceous, annuals and bulbs; specific collections: Primula, Meconopsis, Allium Rosa (shrub) and Alpines; plants used by Aboriginal peoples; herbs; University of Alberta microfungus collection; herbarium (containing over 4,800 different livery genotypic filamentous fungi)


Electronic Records • Manuscripts • Photographs

Natural Sciences

Plants and Animals (Biological Collections)
Endangered Species • Living Collections • Scientific Specimens • Terrestrial Organisms • Botany

Services & Activities

Tours; lectures for Friends of the Botanic Garden as well as for university and high school classes; all year public education program; nature interpreters program May - June annually

Research Services

Archival Records • Information Centre • Laboratory • Library • Object or Scientific specimen identification

Educational Programs

Classes or Workshops • Demonstrations • Lectures • School Programs : Age 5-11 (k-6) : Age 12-17 (7-13)(Quebec: Secondary 1-CEGEP) • Seniors Programs

Visitor Services

Guided Tours : English • Information Centre or Desk • Nature Trails, Walks or Gardens • Parking Facilities • Gift shop • Special Needs Facilities : Parking : Signs : Washrooms : Wheelchair access

Volunteer Services

Volunteer Services Available • Volunteer Training Offered

Number of Volunteers: many

Food Services

Snack Bar or Vending Machines • Picnic Area • Catering Services • Reception Facilities

Publications & Products

Annual Reports • Books • Brochures • Catalogues • Newsletters • Periodicals • Scholarly Papers