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"Perserve, Protect, Enhance and Educate"

Botanical Society of ZooMontana

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NEW CURBING INSTALLED IN SENSORY GARDEN

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ARBORETUM PLANS EXPANSION FOR 2019

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NEW OVERHEAD DRIPLINE INSTALLED

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Projects are complete and one of those was the installation of new curbing in the Sensory Garden in 2017. 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 !

In March of 2018 the Yellowstone Arboretum received national certification from ArbNet. Located on the grounds of the Zoo the visitor can now find 150 species of trees located on 70 acres all connected by the ZooMontana pathway system. Each species has been signed with the Common name, Latin name and website map location

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. This year the system was 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 2019 season. If you enjoy planting, growing and weeding then you may want to consider helping out during the 2019 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 the Zoo's volunteer coordinator or leave a message:


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