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Since 1975, Les Amis du Jardin botanique de Montréal (the Friends of the Montreal Botanical Garden) have been supporting the cultural, educational and scientific mission of the Montréal Botanical Garden.
The Friends of the Garden offer a variety of educational activities related to botany and horticulture, designed for the general public.
The objectives of the Friends of the Montréal Botanical Garden
The Friends of the Garden contribute funds raised through activities and donations to support major projects undertaken by the Montreal Botanical Garden.
Maureen Hayes, directrice
Ariane Trépanier, customer service and activities support agent
Maryse Cassan, customer service agent
Manon Joly, customer service agent
Martine Laurin, administrative agent
Samira Manfon, customer service agent
Mélissa Kirouac, hostess of online programming
Lola Mongaï-Louangvannasy, communications and marketing adviser
Nancy Molano, activities coordinator
Evelyne Boissonneault, Hôtesse de la programmation en ligne
Anne Fleischman, Editor in chief Quatre-Temps
Miriane Demers-Lemay, Editor in chief Flore alors!
Board of directors
Paule Lamontagne, présidente
Anne-Héloïse Bédard, vice-président
Francine Fontaine, trésorière
Guillaume-Pierre Michaud, secrétaire
Since the Friends of the Garden was founded, its devoted members have helped support activities and projects undertaken by the Montreal Botanical Garden and the Institut de recherche en biologie végétale (Plant Biology Research Institute).
Supervolunteers are members who are able to contribute a great deal of time and energy. The tasks entrusted to them require regular presence at the Garden and ongoing training.
Volunteers can also contribute precious assistance to help meet specific, short-term needs: special events, plant sales, organizational mailouts, etc.
Are you interested in getting involved too? Contact us, and we’ll be delighted to tell you how you can help!
Please note that training and mentoring for all volunteer services is offered in French only.
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