Fall/Winter 2014 Newsletter
Fall/Winter 2014 – Volume 22, Number 2
Read the latest issue of our newsletter here.
This new issue focuses on the Sinkhole Cycad Project. A collaborative project which brought together experts from MBC, The USDA Chapman Field, Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Belize Botanic Gardens, Ya’axche Conservation Trust, and Teakettle Enterprises. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services [MA-05-12-0336-12], the SOS – Save Our Species Fund, and The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund, as well as by staff time provided by participating organizations.
Please see pages 6 and 7 for an article on the International Palm Society‘s 2014 biennial visit. Over 125 palm enthusiasts from around the world visted Montgomery for a special lunch and tour!
This year, Montgomery Botanical Center was awarded the highest level of accreditation, Level IV, from The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program, and Montgomery was named Community Partner of the Year by Miami Dade College’s Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy (see page 6).
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