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.
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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Travel Grant Application Members of all societies
are invited to apply.
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