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Washington Park Botanical Garden hopes to grow tourism with dome replacement | Community Voices

Inside the conservatory dome
Springfield Park District
The Washington Park Botanical Garden plans to replace the cracked dome of the convservatory.

The Washington Park Botanical Garden plans to replace its conservatory dome, which was constructed in the 1970s. Botanical Garden General Manager Alexa Bryan Potts spoke to Community Voices about the need for the dome and how she hopes it will attract future visitors. She also shared the garden’s need for volunteers and what’s blooming at Washington Park.

Beatrice is the Community Voices Editor for NPR Illinois. Reach Bea at communityvoices@nprillinois.org.
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