Garden Closed

The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is temporarily closed to the public to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 coronavirus.

Whenever possible, the USBG will reschedule public programs and events originally scheduled during the closure period. Please monitor the USBG website for updates to operating status. Many resources can still be accessed online, including educational worksheets and manuals, fact sheets and more, and some of our programs will also be made available online. Find online resources at

Devin Dotson

Devin Dotson
Public Affairs and Exhibits Specialist
(202) 226-4145

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 15 years.