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Botanical Society of ZooMontana

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NEW CURBING INSTALLED IN SENSORY GARDEN

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ARBORETUM PLANS UNDERWAY FOR 2018

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NEW OVERHEAD DRIPLINE INSTALLED

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October projects are complete and one of those was the installation of new curbing in the Sensory Garden. The curbing added aesthetic value as well as a practical application to help alleviate erosion problems. The curbing was designed to match the existing profile. Stop out and see the changes !

A tree identifying "party" was completed on October 15. This was the first step in getting the Zoo and gardens accredited for official Arboretum status. The trees located along the main trails and Plaza were identified first and then followed with the gardens. Special thanks to all those volunteers that helped.

On October 13th society volunteers installed a new overhead drip system at the Zoo. The dripline will ease the watering of the flower pots located at the door entrances of the Zoo Visitor Center. There are plans to install a self-timer as well. Spring 2018 the system will be fired up and some training will be planned.

Before photo

After photo-front

After photo-backside

Here's the latest photos of the greenhouse improvement project. We will also be replacing fascia board and installing an air vent. If you get a chance take a look at the dragonflies on the roof. They are solar-powered and light up at night !

HELP WANTED & CLASSIFIED ADS

We want you! The Botanical Society of Zoo Montana is looking for volunteers for the 2018 season. If you enjoy planting, growing and weeding then you may want to consider helping out during the 2018 season. This position is a learning and rewarding effort and offers a lifetime of experience. Individuals and organization may fill out the simple form on the right and a member of the society will be contacting you soon.

 

For more personalized information feel free to talk to one of our volunteer gardeners or leave a message:

406-248-4735

406-690-4454

512-569-1576

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