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City Takes Next Step in Botanical Garden Plans

CAVALIER DAILY – The City of Charlottesville recently signed a memorandum to officially involve the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation in the design and construction of the McIntire Botanical Garden. The memorandum was signed in conjunction with the McIntire Botanical Garden Nonprofit Organization, a group which helped plan the garden in 2008 in conjunction with plans for the Meadow Creek Parkway.

Botanical Garden Coming to McIntire Park

NBC 29 – A group of volunteers have reached a deal with the city of Charlottesville to transform the former McIntire Park golf course into a public garden. A nonprofit began planning the McIntire Botanical Garden in 2007.

City Signs Deal with McIntire Botanical Garden

CBS 19 – The city of Charlottesville has signed an agreement with the McIntire Botanical Garden to get construction going. The botanical garden will have eight-and-a-half acres in the park and will feature trees, shrubs and flowers. There will also be trails, a pavilion and a visitors center.

McIntire Botanical Garden Signs MOA with City of Charlottesville

Charlottesville, VA – The McIntire Botanical Garden (MBG) and the City of Charlottesville have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that stipulates their respective responsibilities for the design, development and maintenance of the future botanical garden. The garden, included in the City’s Master Plan for McIntire Park East, will be located on 8.5 acres of parkland nearest the intersection of Melbourne Road and the John W. Warner Parkway.