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Meeting Name: Botanic Garden Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/15/2019 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Meeting Rescheduled from Wednesday, 10/16/2019
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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Attachments: To comment on an item on this agenda, click here, Benjamin Cox Friends of the Forest Preserves 10.15.2019.pdf, Chris Gladwin Ocient Inc., P33 and Lemont Quarries Adventure Park Testify Form for Forest Preserve R, Prof. Mark Templeton Conservation Policy Council, David Branigan Testify Form.pdf, Jerry Adleman Openlands 10.15.2019.html, John Spencer Chicago Model Masters Oct 15 2019.pdf, Michael Diaz Misericordia 10.15.pdf, W.M.Miller The Nature Conservancy 10.15.2019.pdf, Online Comment Responses 10.15.2019.pdf, Speakers List Botanic Garden and Zoological Committees 10.15.2019.pdf
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19-0139 1 REQUESTING A HEARING OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN COMMITTEE FOR A REPORT FROM THE SENIOR STAFF OF THE GARDEN CONCERNING THE OPERATIONS AND PROGRAMS OF THE CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDENResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A HEARING OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN COMMITTEE FOR A REPORT FROM THE SENIOR STAFF OF THE GARDEN CONCERNING THE OPERATIONS AND PROGRAMS OF THE CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN WHEREAS, in 1962, the Chicago Horticultural Society agreed to help create and manage a new public garden. With the groundbreaking for the Chicago Botanic Garden in 1965 and its opening in 1972, the Society created a permanent site on which to carry out its mission; and WHEREAS, the Garden has matured into one of the world’s great living museums and conservation science centers. Within the nine laboratories of the Garden's Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center, scientists and graduate students conduct a wide array of plant research. The Garden is one of only 17 public gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums. Its Lenhardt Library contains 150,000 volumes-including one of the nation's best collections of rare botanical books; and WHEREAS, the Garden has 50,000 members - one of the largest memberships of any U.S. botanic garden. People of all ages,   Not available Not available