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Library Environmental Series -- Beal Garden Tour, September 12

Library Environmental Series - Fall 2013

Free and open to the public.

FREE parking is available in stadium lot 62E on Red Cedar Road after 6:00pm. The Main Library is wheelchair accessible via the north entrance. Persons with disabilities may request accommodations by calling Birdie Beckwith at 517.884.6454 one week before an event. Requests received after that time will be met when possible.


Beal Botanical Garden Tours

12:10 pm-12:50 pm
Tours begin near the pond, in the southeast corner of the Beal Garden*

Getting Animals to Carry the Ball

Friday, September 13

Tour the W. J. Beal Botanical Garden with Assistant Curator Peter Carrington to examine how plants get animals to carry their seeds to the right places to insure the next generations. All levels of the animal kingdom can be drafted into helping plants to get seeds and spores to where the conditions are right. That includes us bipeds as well as almost everybody else.

*In case of inclement weather, please join us in the Main Library North Conference Room (W449) for a virtual tour of the Beal Garden.

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