Conservatory Closed

To limit the risk of transmitting COVID-19 coronavirus, the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) has changed its operations. The Conservatory and gated outdoor gardens are temporarily closed to the public while Bartholdi Park and the Terrace Gardens remain open. Please monitor this website for updates to operating status. Many resources can be accessed online, including educational materials, virtual tours, informational videos, and our fall programs will all be online. Connect with resources from home at

Devin Dotson

Devin Dotson
Public Affairs 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 20 years.