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Chicago Botanic Garden
United States of America - Illinois - Glencoe
Institution Code: CHIC
International Agenda Registration: Y
The Chicago Botanic Garden's Lake Enhancement Program continues to improve water quality, heal eroded shorelines, and enrich aquatic habitat in its 60-acre system of lakes. The Gardens of the Great Basin, completed in 2002, greatly expanded its aquatic plant collection to include tens of thousands of aquatic plants native to Illinois.
About the Chicago Botanic Garden
The Chicago Botanic Garden, with its world-renowned plant collections and displays, is one of the country’s most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and scientific research. The Garden features 23 display gardens and three native habitats, uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded by lakes. The 385-acre living museum is owned by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County and managed by the Chicago Horticultural Society.
Telephone: (847) 835-5440
Saturday, October 18, 2008. 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 7, 2008