FT6 - Chicago Botanic Garden

Day: Saturday 7/7
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Trip Leader: Harriet Resnick - Director, Visitor Operations Chicago Botanic Garden
Email Address: hresnick@chicagobotanic.org

Trip Limit: 53

Located 25 miles north of downtown Chicago, the Chicago Botanic Garden offers 385 acres of beauty and serenity. It is a place where visitors can find waterfalls, native prairies and oak woodlands, English walled and rose gardens, water gardens, and exhibitions. It is the mission of the Chicago Botanic Garden to promote the enjoyment, understanding and conservation of plants and the natural world. The Chicago Botanic Garden would like to offer attendees to Botany 2007 a chance to join us by attending a field trip on Saturday, July 7.

The visit will include a tour of the sLowlife exhibit and remarks by its developer, Roger Hangarter. sLowlife offers a journey into altered perceptionsinto the world of plants. It accelerates the time-scale of plants into our own frame of reference, speeding up their everyday lives to a pace that resonates with our own. Trip -a window will include a continental breakfast, Tram tour and a "Behind the Scenes" visit to greenhouses and on-your-own-time to enjoy the Garden. Lunch Included.Visitors should dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. The field trip is not strenuous, participants can walk as much as they like.

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