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Williams Conservatory Mission

Botany Department

Broad Mission


The mission of the Williams Conservatory, like the University of Wyoming, is to serve as a resource in higher education, offering a facility to enhance scholarship, to transfer knowledge of technology, promote economic and community development, and to promote stewardship of our vast resources.


Teaching Mission

  • To provide growing space and a diverse living plant reference collection to facilitate teaching across University of Wyoming programs.  
  • To promote hands-on learning opportunities for students in all University of Wyoming programs. 


Research Mission

  • To provide a quality facility and management for researchers across the University to conduct cutting edge botanical research.


Outreach Mission

  • To provide a catalogued collection of plants for the enjoyment and education of the public.
  • To provide horticultural and botanical expertise to the University community and general public.


Management Mission

  • To serve the mission of the University with clearly defined goals, detailed objectives, achievable annual plans, and viable budgets.
  • To provide a working facility that is reliable and sound for all activities supporting teaching, research, and outreach.
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