Phase 1

Opening in 2019

A campaign to raise $1 million

toward building the Graeser Family Education Center

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The Excitement Continues...

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The Vision

The mission of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens is to develop experiences that promote appreciation and understanding of plants for a more harmonious and sustainable world. Our vision is to create a botanical garden and conservatory of extraordinary beauty that engages, enlightens, and inspires people about plants and nature.

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Your financial support of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens project is critical at this early stage.

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Join us today! You’ll support a great cause and get an inside view as we realize our vision of building Louisville’s botanical gardens.

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Romancing the Plant, with Louisville Literary Arts

Join us (and our MC, the one and only Bob Hill!) for open mic readings of classic and contemporary writing that celebrates nature. This event will be hosted by Waterfront Botanical Gardens …

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Beargrass Creek Canoe Tours

Join us for a 3-hour canoe tour of Beargrass Creek and its tributary into the Ohio River, with tour guide David Wicks. Dress comfortably for outdoor activity. Waterproof shoes recommended, but not …

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Phase 1 Fundraising Progress

$7,800,000 raised toward $10,000,000 goal

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