Mission Statement

The Pond

The Purpose of this organization is to preserve, develop, expand and maintain the historic Key West Botanical Garden as an arboretum, botanical garden, wildlife refuge and education center.

The garden will showcase flora that are native to The Florida Keys, Cuba, and the Caribbean and shall emphasize cultivation of threatened and endangered species of the Florida Keys.

This organization will encourage study of this collection and promote the benefits of native vegetation worldwide. The society will also provide educational programs for all age groups and various levels of interest geared to Keys residents, tourists, plant experts, and others.