MISSION To provide an oasis of inspiration and tranquility while furthering the understanding and appreciation of plants, especially epiphytes. VISION Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is the world leader in the cultivation, study and display of epiphytic plants and the premier bayfront urban attraction connecting people with nature. STRATEGIC PRIORITIES Strategically steward and expand our living and preserved plant collections to enhance Selby's leadership position as the world renowned authority on epiphytic plants. Build Selby's Visitor Engagement model by launching a Major Exhibition Program and leveraging our world-class, unique features including Ann Goldstein Children's Rainforest Garden. Foster a diversified Revenue Model that will yield sustainable funding for the institution by significantly increasing earned and contributed revenue, engaging new individuals and philanthropic institutions, and building upon existing relationships. Attain national and international visibility for Selby Gardens by building and strengthening our institutional branding and global positioning. Provide the physical and network infrastructure for staff to carry out the institution's mission.
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