History

At the beginning of 2004, Shanghai Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government decided to build the major public welfare ecological project Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden. On Jan. 26, 2006, the establishment of Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden as a public institution was approved. On March 31, 2007, the construction of Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden officially started. On June 14, 2007, Shanghai Municipal Planning, Land and Resources Administration approved the Master Plan of Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden. After four years of intense construction, Shanghai Chenshan Botanic Garden started trial operation on April 26, 2010 and officially opened on Jan. 23, 2011.

Jan.25
2018

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden and Montreal Plant Biology Institute signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on the Joint Phytoremediation Application Research Project at Shanghai Municipal Government.

Nov.18
2017

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden and Italy's Botanical Garden Padua signed a Memorandum of Cooperation at Chenshan.

Jan. 13 2017 

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden and America's Atlanta Botanical Garden signed a Memorandum of Cooperation.

Sept. 8
2016

The 1st IABG Asia Branch's Botanical Garden Development and Management Training Class 2016 formally started.

Mar.11
 2016

The State Forestry Administration's Deputy Director General Chen Fengxue attended the inauguration of "National Tiny Population Wild Plant Conservation Project--East China Wild Endangered Resource Plant Conservation Center" at Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden.

Oct.16
2015

The nameplate awarding ceremony of East China Wild Endangered Resource Plant Conservation Center was held at Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden.

Apr 25
2015

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden's 1st China Rose Exhibition was held.

Mar.23
2015

Britain's Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden signed a letter of intent.

Dec.16
2014

The Inauguration of Shanghai Key Laboratory of Plant Functional Genomics and Resources& the 1st Academic Committee Meeting were held.

May 9
2014

The "Hu Yonghong Urban Ecological Research and Innovation Studio" named after Dr. Hu Yonghong won the title "Model Innovation Studio of Shanghai" and became Shanghai Greening and City Appearance Administration's first direct subordinate unit to win this honor.

Mar.7
2014 

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden and America's Morton Arboretum signed a Memorandum of Cooperation.

Oct.17
2013

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden (Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences) and the People's Government of Tongling, Anhui Province, signed a strategic agreement for oil peony development.

Mar.29 -
Apr. 22
2013 

The 1st Shanghai International Orchid Exhibition was successfully held at Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden.

Oct. 12-14, 2012

The 1st Shanghai Chenshan Plant Taxonomy Training Class was held.

Sept.20
2012

Chenshan Botanical Garden and America's Longwood Gardens signed a Memorandum of Cooperation.

May 7 2011

The inaugurating meeting of the 1st Academic Committee of Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden (Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences) was held.

Jan.22
2011

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden held its completion ceremony.

Oct.11
2010

Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Li Jiayang and Shanghai Municipal Government's Deputy Secretary General Yin Hong together inaugurated Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Oct. 11-14 2010

The 1st Shanghai Chenshan International Botanical Garden Symposium was held.

June 4, 2010

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden (Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Council had its first session at Chenshan Botanical Garden.

Apr.26 2010

Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden was open to the citizens as a trial.

Sept.19
2009

After much careful construction, the first section of aluminum alloy reticulated shell of Conservatory C of Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden was erected successfully.

Aug.9
2008

Ground breaking for the main building of Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden was started.

Mar.31
2007

Construction of Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden was officially began.

Sept.27
2006

Shanghai Municipal Planning Bureau adopted the plan with functional, orientation, layout, structure, the scale of construction and roadway system.

Mar.29
2006

Shanghai Municipal Government signed a “Co-construction Agreement” with the State Forestry Administration (SFA)

Aug.29
2005

“Co-construction agreement” with CAS.

Oct.26 2005

After reviewed bidding, German Valentine Design Group was selected to design the garden.

Dec.23
2004

Shanghai Urban Planning Administration Bureau issued the Reply to the Site Selection for the Construction Project of Chenshan Botanical Garden, Shanghai (HGH [2004] No. 1344).

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