Pacific Connections – “Chilean Gateway” Notice

March 26th, 2010 by UWBG Horticulturist

Upcoming Pacific Connections Phase 2 Construction

33 trees will be removed under the Pacific Connections Phase 2 Project. These trees do not contribute to the horticultural collection.  They are being removed as a management tool and to make way for the new Chilean garden.

Location: Pacific Connections Garden – Chilean Immersion Forest NE quadrant of intersection of Lake  Washington Blvd. and Arboretum Drive.

Timeframe: April 19 -23, 2010

Safety: Service roads and trails near tree removal operations will be clearly signed “Closed” for  this removal and a detour will be set up to route pedestrians around the removal.

Contact: Andy Sheffer, Seattle Parks and Recreation, for  additional information. andy.sheffer@seattle.gov or 206.684.7041

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ABGC Issues Guiding Principles for the SR520 Expansion

November 19th, 2009 by UWBG Communication Staff

The Arboretum and Botanical Garden Committee has issued guiding principles for the Washington State Department of Transportation project of replacing the State Route 520 floating bridge.

For complete information on the project and to make a comment go to the WADOT website for SR 520.

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