Conservation Research

Conservation in a Nutshell

Find information about the annual Utah Rare Plant Meeting, read about rare plants in the news, and discover more resources. MORE INFO

Current and Recent Projects

On-site projects at Red Butte Garden include seed banking, germination testing, propagation trials, and the care of rare species. In the field, we monitor rare plant populations, survey habitat, collect seeds, and restore habitat while assessing the impacts of development, mining, recreation, and climate change. MORE INFO

What You Can Do

Conservation is not just for scientists! Volunteer with us, plant natives in your garden, or donate to the cause. MORE INFO

Collaborators

We rely on partnerships to help us collect data that informs the understanding and management of threatened species and habitats. You can find links to all our collaborators on this page.
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News and Links

Find information about the annual Utah Rare Plant Meeting, read about rare plants in the news, and discover more resources. MORE INFO

Annual Utah Rare Plant Meeting

This annual meeting is co-hosted with the Utah Native Plant Society. The purpose of the meeting is to provide a forum where professionals and plant enthusiasts alike can gather to exchange critical information, concerns, and successes about Utah's rare plant species. Open to the public, attendees frequently include federal and state agencies, non-profit organizations, private consultants, university researchers and students, and citizens.
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HOURS
Jan 2-Mar 31: 9 am-5 pm
April 1-30: 9 am-7:30pm
May 1-Aug 31: 9 am-9 pm*
Sept 1-30: 9 am-7:30 pm*
Oct 1-Dec 23: 9 am-5 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day
and Dec 24-Jan 1

*Days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, hours are 9 am-5 pm.

Only Service Animals are allowed in the Garden

GENERAL ADMISSION

Members: Free
Adults (ages 18-64): $10
Seniors (ages 65+): $8
Military w/ID: $8
Children (ages 3-17): $6
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $8
U of U Students: Free with valid ID

Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person

Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February

CONTACT
(801)585-0556

LOCATION
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
How to Get Here

XMission

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