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  University of California Botanical Garden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of California Botanical Gardenis a 34 acres (13.7 ha)) botanical garden located on the University of California, Berkeley campus.
The Garden is in Strawberry Canyon, in Oakland, California, overlooking San Francisco Bay.
California Native - 4,000 accessions, including nearly one-half of the state's native vascular plant species and 174 taxa on the California Native Plant Society's list of rare and endangered species.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_California_Botanical_Garden   (496 words)

  
 University of California, Berkeley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of California, Berkeley (also known as the University of California at Berkeley, UC Berkeley, Cal, California, or Berkeley) is the oldest and flagship campus of the ten-campus University of California system.
The university came of age under the direction of Benjamin Ide Wheeler, who was University President from 1899 to 1919.
The Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC) is the student government organization that controls funding for student groups and organizes on-campus student events.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_California,_Berkeley   (5038 words)

  
 Berkeley: Cal gets smart with 'waterwise' garden
When it was established in 1890, the botanical garden was a research facility for the botany department, evolving into being used as part of the teaching curriculum.
Garden horticulturists, volunteers and staff members developed a tour of the garden, highlighting waterwise plants scattered throughout the botanic wonderland.
The garden's next step was to create an entrance with a display of water-saving plants, a project that was a priority for Licht when he took over as director two years ago.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/10/21/EBGBLF8IFF1.DTL   (1459 words)

  
 10.03.00 - California botanist Robert Ornduff, former director of UC Botanical Garden and UC Berkeley professor, dies ...
California botanist Robert Ornduff, former director of UC Botanical Garden and UC Berkeley professor, dies at 68
Berkeley - Botanist Robert Ornduff, an expert on California plants and former director of the University of California, Berkeley's Botanical Garden, died Sept. 22 at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley from complications of metastatic melanoma.
Among his honors were an Award of Merit from the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta (1993), a Merit Award from the Botanical Society of America (1993) and the F. Owen Pearce Award of Horticulture from the Strybing Arboretum in San Francisco (1994).
www.berkeley.edu /news/media/releases/2000/10/03_ornduff.html   (801 words)

  
 California Wildflowers 2004 -- Exhibitions -- Oakland Museum of California
California Native Plant Society volunteers will be on hand during the two-day show to answer questions.
Visitors can learn about using native species in their gardens and conserving the botanical diversity that is found in the state, and can acquire information about existing threats to native wildflower populations and about organizations devoted to California’s native plants.
The Annual California Wildflower Show is organized by the Natural Sciences Department of the Oakland Museum of California in collaboration with the California Native Plant Society, which monitors the collecting; the Jepson Herbarium of the University of California, Berkeley; the University of California Botanical Garden; and the Strybing Arboretum.
www.museumca.org /exhibit/exhib_wildflowers04.html   (576 words)

  
 CPC Map of Member Institutions
The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley is located in Strawberry Canyon above the Berkeley Campus overlooking the San Francisco Bay.
The garden features one of the most diverse plant collections in the United States.
The garden is famous for its large number of rare and endangered species.
www.centerforplantconservation.org /ASP/CPC_MemberMap.asp?Code=UCB   (84 words)

  
 BASA - School Gardens Conference
University of California Botanical Garden's Conference Center, 200 Centennial Drive
Join teachers, school volunteers and parents in a one-day conference at the University of California Botanical Garden in a roundtable of activities to share successes and learn new best practices in Bay Area School gardens.
* This one-day conference is held at the University of California Botanical Garden's Conference Center, 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, located in Strawberry Canyon between the football stadium and the Lawrence Hall of Science.
www.basa.info /pub/eg_e/1096   (336 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/University of California, Los Angeles
The University of California, Los Angeles, popularly known as UCLA, is a public, coeducational university situated in the neighborhood of Westwood within the city of Los Angeles.
In 1927, the school was renamed the "University of California at Los Angeles." The word 'at' was officially replaced by a comma in 1958, in line with other UC campuses.
The California NanoSystems Institute is another project that was created out of a partnership with the University of California, Santa Barbara to pioneer innovations in the field of nanotechnology.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/UCLA   (1787 words)

  
 Vorobik Botanical Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
She holds a PhD from the University of Oregon, Eugene, conducts field research and teaches in the Siskiyou Mountains of southwestern Oregon, and is a Research Associate at both the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Washington, Seattle.
Vorobik is a Visiting Scholar at the University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley, and at the Herbarium, University of Washington, Berkeley.
Vorobik is currently editor of Fremontia, the journal of the California Native Plant Society, and conducts research on the genus Arabis (rock cress, Brassicaceae; ITS analysis to determine taxonomic relationships between species in the A.
www.vorobikbotanicalart.com /resume.html   (339 words)

  
 Gardens & Arboretums by location
But this garden is a delight all year round, with flowering plants of all types growing throughout the natural woodland in the garden.
Another landmark garden, the Conservatory of Flowers is closed due to extensive damage incurred in last winter's storms, although you may still enjoy the annual flower beds that surround it.
The garden beds are laid out to match the Sunset garden zones that run from the Pacific Northwest to the Mexican desert, so you can see first hand plant representatives from the various areas.
www.sonic.net /~weasel/bay_nurseries.html   (4137 words)

  
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Hundreds of curious onlookers flocked to University of California, Berkeley's Botanical Garden on Thursday to catch a glimpse — and a whiff — of the largest flowerlike structure in the world, the Amorphophallus titanium.
The flower is on loan to the botanical garden from the 49-year-old Sunnyvale man with a seriously green thumb.
UC Berkeley's Botanical Garden is a 34-acre collection of plants from around the world, and Trudy is the "jewel of the collection" Williams said.
www.insidebayarea.com /portlet/article/html/fragments/print_article.jsp?article=2862171   (482 words)

  
 Gardening Under Mediterranean Skies IV: Exploring California Style   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Susan speaks to garden clubs and classes, serves on the education committee of The Ruth Bancroft Garden and on the board of LifeGarden.
is curator of the Grace Kallam Perennial Garden and the new Organic Vegetable Garden at the LA County Arboretum & Botanic Garden.
In May, 2003, he accepted the position of vice president for horticulture and external operations at the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden, where he is responsible for the development of an eighty-acre garden of mediterranean flora in Ojai and for the aesthetics and horticulture at the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden.
www.pacifichorticulture.org /MedSkies/speakers.html   (2522 words)

  
 NSC Alliance Updates
The University and Jepson Herbaria, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, and University of California Museum of Paleontology are all housed in the Valley Life Sciences Building and will open their doors to small group tours in the evening.
Representatives from the University of California Botanical Garden, Essig Museum of Entomology and Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology will attend the reception and have selected items from their collections on display.
The California Academy of Sciences is opening its doors and collections to meeting attendees and leading a discussion on the planned building renovation and what that means to the Academy's collections.
www.nscalliance.org /annual_meeting/03/events.asp   (394 words)

  
 Cultivation of giant Equisetum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
University of California Botanical Garden, obtained by them from a nursery in Veracruz State, Mexico and one from the
Several botanical gardens and university teaching greenhouses in the temperate northern hemisphere also grow giant horsetails for their botanical uniqueness and primeval appearance.
The Missouri Botanical Garden once had a clone of E. x schaffneri in cultivation that was collected by Dr. Richard Hauke (presumably in Costa Rica).
www.fiu.edu /~chusb001/GiantEquisetum/Cultivation.html   (7977 words)

  
 Membership
Isle Of Palms, SC The Isle of Palms Garden Club was organized in 1948 and Federated in 1949, a member of National, State and Council Clubs.
The California Garden & Landscape History Society is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the celebration, study and preservation of California's historic gardens and landscapes.
Our goals are to foster the growth of roses in the home garden, the dissemination of knowledge, beauty, grandeur and the loveliness of the rose.
dir.gardenweb.com /directory/cz_amem-29-page1.html   (433 words)

  
 The Carnivorous Plant FAQ: Botanical Gardens
Similarly, many gardens or Universities may have large carnivorous plant collections, but with only a small fraction visible to you, the casual grower.
Outside in the gardens there is a well presented bog garden with a range of temperate carnivorous plants.
University of California Botanical Garden (in Berkeley) (northern California)
www.sarracenia.com /faq/faq6010h.html   (1068 words)

  
 Native Plants of Australia and Southern Africa
Other botanical gardens and natural areas in Australia that I would recommend are given in ANBG, ASGAP and Directory of Australian Botanic Gardens.
Wittunga Botanic Gardens, Adelaide, specializes in the native plants of Australia and South Africa.
The Botanic Garden, which has 900 species of trees and shrubs, has tried to recreate ecologic zones in Zimbabwe ranging from rainforest to acacia woodlands as well as more exotic species.
www.lonker.net /nature_botany_4.htm   (516 words)

  
 news - UC Botanical Garden offers "Waterwise" guide and plant sale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Also in the garden and book are palms and cycads, which come from a primitive evolutionary line of non-flowering plants.
A properly designed, water-efficient garden, the book advises, requires less pruning, weeding, pest control, fertilizer and mowing and is better adapted to seasonal changes and fluctuations in rainfall.
The cost is $40 for Botanical Garden members and $45 for the general public.
www.noticias.info /Asp/aspComunicados.asp?nid=100565   (852 words)

  
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California has a large share of these important and beautiful creatures that create habitat for entire communities of organisms.
Kathy Ann Miller is a research associate at the University Herbarium at UC Berkeley, working with Paul Silva, a world-renowned algal taxonomist.
Parking is past the Garden on the left (across the street from the Garden).
www.ebcnps.org /Membership_Meeting.htm   (585 words)

  
 The University of California Botanical Garden
The Garden, famous for its large number of rare and endangered species, is located on the UC Berkeley campus in Strawberry Canyon, on Centennial Drive between the Cal Memorial Stadium and the Lawrence Hall of Science, overlooking San Francisco Bay.
The opportunity to support this outstanding botanical garden is the most important reason for becoming a member.
The Garden is a member of the Berkeley Natural History Museums consortium.
botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu   (553 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
But you better get up to the 34-acre garden pretty soon — the stench only lasts eight to 12 hours, and then it will be gone with the wind.
He also hopes to give the Botanical Garden — still somewhat of a well-kept secret despite having more than 12,800 species and subspecies of plants — some exposure.
The UC Botanical Garden is at 200 Centennial Drive.
www.insidebayarea.com /portlet/article/html/fragments/print_article.jsp?article=2859816   (865 words)

  
 Media & Press > Press Releases > Oakland Museum Pushes Petals at 36th Annual California Wildflower Show
This year’s show features flowers from the California deserts, a huge area extending from the Mexican border to Owens Valley and from the mountains east of L.A. to the Colorado River and Nevada border.
California Native Plant Society volunteers will be on hand all weekend to answer questions.
Visitors can learn how to use native species in their gardens and conserve the state’s botanical diversity, or get information about existing threats to native wildflower populations and the organizations devoted to their protection.
www.oaklandcvb.com /media_press_releases_2005_03_01_wildflower.cfm   (578 words)

  
 UCRBG: Welcome to the University of California Riverside Botanic Gardens
The Gardens is a living plant museum with more than 3,500 plant species from around the world for visitors and researchers to see and study.
The Gardens also provides plant materials for various research projects and serves to test and exhibit plant species introduced from all parts of the world.
Though maintained separately, the University of California Riverside campus grounds is also considered a part of the Botanic Gardens, and serves to demonstrate landscape plants that do well in Riverside's climate.
www.gardens.ucr.edu   (232 words)

  
 UC Berkeley : Landscape Heritage Plan
The University of California, Berkeley would like to acknowledge the Getty Grant Program for its generous support of this plan with a Campus Heritage Grant.
Ansel Adams, The Regents of the University of California, 1990
University of California, Berkeley, Historic Reference Data prepared for the LHP, July 2003.
www.cp.berkeley.edu /lhp/about/reference.html   (1258 words)

  
 Zvents - University of California Berkeley Botanical Garden, Berkeley California - description, address and events ...
The arrangement of the outdoor collections is primarily geographic by continent of origin or by region including Asia, Australasia, California, Eastern North America, Mediterranean, Mexico/Central America, New World Desert, South America, and Southern Africa.
The Garden holds one of the largest and most diverse collections in the United States.
Parking is available in the UC Lot across from the Garden.
www.zvents.com /venues/show/6320   (183 words)

  
 The Secret Garden: Important Chinese Herbs in American Horticulture: A Photo Essay
The first effort to develop a garden of Chinese medicinal herbs was in the early 1980s at the University of California Botanical Garden, at U.C. Berkeley, in cooperation with the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, San Francisco, and the Guangzhou College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Guangzhou, China.
It came from the Botanical Garden in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), and it was introduced primarily for the research needs of forage-crop specialists.
In the United States it is sometimes grown in botanical gardens, but more often, can be found in the collections of rock gardeners, who grow it for its showy blue flowers and its adaptability to extreme cold and dry conditions.
www.herbalgram.org /iherb/herbalgram/articleview.asp?a=2754&p=Y   (2316 words)

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