The Botanical Garden of Trieste is in the historical center of the city. The Botanical garden was founded in 1842 in the territory of Chiadino. The botanical garden was created for the pharmacist will and passion for botany Bartolomeo Biassoletto. Nell'Orto Botanical Trieste are grown about 1200 types of plants. The institution's main purpose is to collect and catalog the unique species of the flora of Venezia Giulia. Over time has also added dedicated to medicinal plants section. In addition, in special tanks and greenhouses it is practiced the cultivation of aquatic and marsh plants. At the beginning of the twentieth century the Botanical Garden is dedicated to providing materials, particularly seeds, to organizations and similar institutions. For its peculiarities the establishment also offers an ideal habitat for wildlife species. In fact, voluntary rangers of the Trieste section of the WWF have started inside the project "Nests" by placing the nests for suitable shelter of birds, bats, slowworms and curly. The Botanical Garden offers guided tours and educational workshops open to families and school groups.