Established in 1999, the Recife Environmental Brigade has its head office located in the Botanical Garden, where contributes with the surveillance and environmental education activities, such as the awareness of visitors to comply with the site rules.

It consists of 49 members, with 7 inspectors, 17 male and 1 female sub-inspectors, 24 municipal firefighters (10 of them women). They all are Municipal Security of Recife Civil Guard. The headquarters of the brigade has a management room, a back office , two bathrooms and two apartments , one male and one female . It has five vehicles: 1 car truck double cab 4x4 , 3 300 cc motorcycles , 1 passenger car that meets the demands of management and administrative sector.