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May 6, 2013: Santa Fe Botanical Garden Grand Opening in July, LandscapeOnline.com >
April 24, 2013: Santa Fe Botanical Garden Announces Grand Opening in July of 2013, PRWEB.COM Newswire >
April 10, 2013: Botanical Garden gets ax again, Albuquerque Journal > (PDF 23.7kb)
April 6, 2013: Governor again vetoes Botanical Garden funds, Albuquerque Journal > (PDF 27.8kb)
Gov. Susana Martinez still doesn’t like using state dollars f or the Santa Fe Botanical Garden. For the second year in a row, she cut state money f or the park being developed on Santa Fe’s Museum Hill f rom the capital outlay bill approved by the Legislature.
February 7, 2013: New CEO Brings 20 Years of Experience, Journal Santa Fe > (PDF 295kb)
Named the garden’s chief executive officer, Bass brings 20 years of experience in the nonprofit museum sector, specializing in development and management. He worked for the renowned Alexander Haas Fundraising Consultants of Atlanta. The company played a major role in the New Mexico History Museum campaign. Bass was also president, CEO and capital campaign director of Alabama’s Huntsville Museum of Art, where he led a $10 million expansion campaign. He also has helmed arts institutions in Ocean Springs, Miss., and at Atlanta’s Emory Museum.
In true Santa Fe style, Bass is also a painter and a sculptor.
December 5, 2012: You Call This Pork?, Santa Fe Reporter >
Santa Fe Botanical Garden goes forward with construction of the botanical garden at Museum Hill, despite Governor Susana Martinez’s veto of state funding. Opening in July 2013, the botanical garden will enrich the Santa Fe community with a beautiful and ecologically responsible garden while providing educational programs on proper garden maintenance and sustainable management practices.
October 1, 2012: A garden is born in Santa Fe, www.botanicgardensblog.com >
September 18, 2012: A builder of bridges, The Santa Fe New Mexican >
Peter Brill, owner of PBI Construction Consulting, inspects the progress of the new 13-acre garden at Museum Hill. Santa Fe Botanical Garden hired PBI to oversee the project.
September 2012 Vol. 2 No. 9, Grass Identification Workshop, Santa Fe Master Gardener Newsletter > (PDF 434 kb)
On August 25 at the Leonora Curtain Wetland Preserve south of Santa Fe, the Santa Fe Botanical Garden presented a half-day workshop on How to Identify Grasses. For some of us, this was an eye-opening introduction to the large and diverse grass family (Poaceae).
July 18, 2012: Work begins on botanical garden’s outdoor gallery, The Santa Fe New Mexican >
The Santa Fe Botanical Garden broke ground last week on its new garden planned at Museum Hill.
Although the project actually began earlier this year with installation of a bridge across an arroyo, which will connect different sections of the garden, this “is the beginning of the construction of the garden, and this is the time when actual elements of the garden are going to be installed,” said Linda Milbourn, managing director of the Santa Fe Botanical Garden.
June 1, 2012: Inspiration in bloom on garden tours, The Santa Fe New Mexican >
Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s 17th annual Garden Tours will kick off Sunday. They will take place over the next two Sundays and highlight different gardens in Santa Fe’s east side.
June 1, 2012: Gardens of earthly delights, Pasatiempo > (PDF 556 kb)
March 31, 2012: My View by Linda Milbourn, Botanical gardens are special places that enrich our lives, The Santa Fe New Mexican >
What is a botanical garden, really? This is a question that some in Santa Fe have considered. In fact, botanical gardens are among the most critically important institutions in the land.
March 15, 2012: State Park to Host Volunteer Training, ABQ Journal Fit >
March 13, 2012: Anna Bryson, 1929-2012: Living Treasure helped launch botanic garden, The Santa Fe New Mexican >
March 13, 2012: Santa Fe Tidbits >
March 9, 2012: A veto pen run amok, The Santa Fe New Mexican >
February 26, 2012: Projects help entire state, The Santa Fe New Mexican >
“Not only would this project provide local jobs and involve the purchase of numerous plants, trees and other materials from local sources, it would help create an attractive adjunct to the Museum Hill area, thus attracting tourists to help further stimulate the Santa Fe economy.”- Jim Trujillo
February 22, 2012: Nature’s perfect learning environment, The Santa Fe New Mexican >
Education outside the classroom is essential to children’s development. At the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, we have been providing this service for more than 20 years via the Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve near La Cienega. Soon this experience will be available within the city limits through our site at Museum Hill…
January 31, 2012: Botanical Garden prepares to flourish, sfnmhome.com >
Santa Fe has a very rich history. Just ask the plants. One example is the Santa Fe Botanical Garden (SFBG), where ground is being tilled to prepare for the organization’s newest garden. It will offer visitors unique insights into the region’s floral past, present and future…
January 26, 2012: City holds ribbon-cutting for Museum Hill Trail, Local News, Santa Fe New Mexican >
Santa Fe on Thursday officially opened its newest bicycle and pedestrian trail — the Museum Hill Trail from Old Pecos Trail east to Camino Corrales, through land being groomed for the Santa Fe Botanical Garden…
December 28, 2011: The Kearny Gap Bridge, Local news in brief, Santa Fe New Mexican >
It’s been a long time coming. In front of a small crowd of dignitaries and supporters, representatives of the Santa Fe Botanical Garden finally broke ground on their Museum Hill site Friday morning, after about eight years of planning. The golden shovels came out and people clustered for pictures by the Arroyo de los Pinos, where the garden’s first phase of construction will begin later this year…
October 14, 2011: Get your chlorophyll (Pasatiempo article) > (PDF 9.79 MB)
Botanical illustration has a long and rich history. Those who study nature have been fascinated with flora and fauna for thousands of years, and as early as the first century B.C., if not before, their detailed descriptions in words and imagery have added to our understanding of the natural world…
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