[PCA] NEWS: Chicago Botanic Garden to break ground on $50 million conservation center
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Tue Jun 3 12:44:03 CDT 2008
Chicago Botanic Garden to break ground on $50 million conservation center
By Lisa Black |Tribune reporter
12:29 AM CDT, June 3, 2008
The Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe is known for its knockout
landscapes and blooms, but it's more than just a pretty face.
The garden, which has boosted its cadre of scientists from two to 22
in the last decade, will break ground Tuesday on a $50 million
conservation science center to make its botanists more visible, give
them state-of-the-art laboratories to probe the mysteries of plant
life and enlarge its bank of prairie seeds and dried plants.
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