If you weren’t able to join us for Botanica’s Annual Meeting, and you wondered what you missed – you’re in luck! We’ve posted the video from that night’s speakers.
At the beginning of the video, President Brian Voelker celebrates the successes of 2013 and looks ahead at what’s next for Louisville’s Waterfront Botanical Gardens project.
Please join us for this year’s annual member event featuring Peter Raven, President Emeritus of the Missouri Botanical Garden, environmentalist and botanist.
Wednesday, October 23rd from 5:30-8 pm
(Cocktails 5:30pm – 7:00pm; Speaker 7:00pm – 8:00pm)
Locust Grove Historic Home
561 Blankenbaker Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
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We’d like to invite you to Botanica’s Annual Member Meeting and Speaker Program on October 23, 2013.
Our meeting will provide an update on the Waterfront Botanical Gardens project, and it will also feature environmentalist and botanist, Peter Raven, President Emeritus of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Peter’s topic will be Victorian Dreams, Current Impact: The [...]Continue Reading →
On Thursday, the Louisville Metro Council vote unanimously to declare the Botanica site ‘surplus property.’ The property is currently being leased by Botanica and is to be the site for the Waterfront Botanical Gardens. The Council’s action clears the way for the eventual purchase of the site by Botanica. We are excited to be one step [...]Continue Reading →
Tomorrow the Louisville Metro Council is to vote on the future of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens site. The vote is on whether to declare the site as ‘surplus property.’ Declaring the site ‘surplus property’ is the first step needed for the eventual purchase of the property by Botanica which will allow us to control the site [...]Continue Reading →
Read Sheldon Shafer’s article in the September 8, 2013 Courier-Journal:
A 23-acre former landfill is expected to be declared surplus by the Louisville Metro Council when it meets Thursday, clearing the way for the site’s development as the Waterfront Botanical Gardens…
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We wanted to share the quote from Louisville’s Mayor Greg Fischer, mentioned in Bob Hill’s article “Planting the seeds for Louisville’s Waterfront Botanical Gardens” on September 1, 2013 in the Courier-Journal:
“It’s just an example of good city planning,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. “It’s close enough to town people could walk [...]Continue Reading →
Read Bob Hill’s Op Ed piece in the Courier-Journal:
Efforts to create Louisville’s Waterfront Botanical Gardens are stepping up as interest, eagerness and fundraising increase among area’s gardeners and others
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