A Great Shoreline Treasure and Incredible Resource in Our Community
photo credit - UW Botany
Shoreline and the Kruckeberg Botanic Garden Foundation is celebrating the 90th Birthday of Dr Arthur Kruckeberg. The Botanical Garden he and his wife the late Mareen S Krukeberg founded in now a Shoreline City Park.
photo credit - KBGF
The Shoreline City Council honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a Professor Emeritus of Botany at UW and a founding member of the Washington Native Plant Society. He has authored many authoritative books on botany such as;
Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest. University of Washington Press, 1st ed. 1982; 2nd ed. 2996.
Natural History of Puget Sound Country. University of Washington Press, 1991.
His actual Birthday was March 21st but the community is celebrating today.
Happy Birthday Art! What an amazing legacy!
photo credit - KBGF, MsK Nursery
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS INVITES YOU TO AN
EXTRAORDINARY EVENING IN SUPPORT OF THE
KRUCKEBERG BOTANIC GARDEN FOUNDATION.
JOIN US TO CELEBRATE DR. ARTHUR KRUCKEBERG’S
90TH BIRTHDAY AND TO HONOR HIS LEGACY AND
EXCEPTIONAL GIFT TO THE COMMUNITY.
Thursday April 8, 2010
6:00 – 8:00 pm Shoreline City Hall
Libations & hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Tickets: $90, $250, $500 per person. All tickets must be purchased in advance. There will no tickets available at the door.
Make a non-attending donation in honor of Dr. Kruckeberg:
All net proceeds from GardenParty benefit the work of the Foundation to support and maintain the Garden and expand its educational programs for the community.