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Mission

MISSION: Sustaining managed to natural ecosystems - and the human spirit - through plant research, display, and education.

VISION: As an international hub for plant science, information, teaching, and stewardship, we will promote an educated, inspired, and engaged society dedicated to sustainable ecosystem management.

Core Services Offered

Academic Graduate Degrees/Certificates in Restoration Ecology, Conservation Biology & Environmental Horticulture: www.cfr.washington.edu.

Plant Collections for Teaching/Research/Conservation/Display (develop-ment, maintenance, and curation of national and international renown): http://depts.washington.edu/uwbg/gardens/wpa/collections.php.

Union Bay Natural Area (restored landfill used for teaching/research/recreation):
http://depts.washington.edu/uwbg/research/ubna.shtml.

Elisabeth C. Miller Library (academic and public): www.millerlibrary.org.

Otis Douglas Hyde Herbarium: http://depts.washington.edu/hydeherb/index.shtml.

Conservation of Washington's Rare Plants: http://courses.washington.edu/rarecare.

Adult Public Education: http://depts.washington.edu/uwbg/education/classes.shtml.

Children & Family Education: http://depts.washington.edu/uwbg/education/youth.shtml.

ProHort - Training Classes for Professional: http://depts.washington.edu/uwbg/education/prohort.shtml.

Facilities for UW classes, horticultural group meetings, and public rental: http://depts.washington.edu/uwbg/visit/rentals/cuh_rentals.shtml,
http://depts.washington.edu/uwbg/visit/rentals/wpa_rentals.shtml.

Funding Information:

Washington State.
Arboretum Foundation.
UW Endowment Income.
Miller Foundation.
WaDOE: 2009-2012.
Gifts.
Faculty Grants.

Reporting Structure:

Tom Hinckley, Director, School of Forest Resources

Related UW Entities:

College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Biology,
Burke Museum,
College of Built Environments, Department of Landscape Architecture

Center Details

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Director: Reichard, Sarah, Ph.D.
Location: 3501 NE 41st ST, Seattle, WA 98105
Year Started: 1980
Administrator / Program Manager: Cone, Carrie M.
Administering College/School: College of the Environment 
P.I. Home Department: 24 
Faculty Involvement: 5 faculty in residence. In addition 5 Adjunct, 6 Affiliate, and 3 Emeritus faculty associated.