Opening/ Closure Status

All outdoor gardens are currently open. The Conservatory and public restrooms remain closed, due to the closure of the U.S. Capitol campus buildings. Please monitor for updates on operating status. USBG resources can be accessed online, including educational materials, virtual tours, and online programs by visiting

Devin Dotson

Devin Dotson
Public Affairs Specialist

Devin loves working at the U.S. Botanic Garden, where he combines his professional communications experience with his personal passion for plants and gardens. He comes to the USBG from American Rivers, where he completed a number of unique communication projects including partnering with Google to map all 286 miles of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon for Google Maps Street View.

He holds bachelor's degrees in Agricultural Communications and Spanish from Auburn University, and a master's degree in Latin American Studies with a focus on International Environmental Communication from the University of Florida. Devin has been a regular visitor of the Garden for more than 20 years.