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Inaugural ‘Plant It Forward’ Tree-Planting Event Brings Community Together

Inaugural ‘Plant It Forward’ Tree-Planting Event Brings Community Together

On the morning of November 9, community members gathered at Morley Field near Jacaranda Place to honor the life and legacy of the “Mother of Balboa Park,” Kate Sessions, and plant 27 new trees. Honored as one of the park’s founders, Sessions (born Nov. 8, 1857) is the...

Balboa Park Conservancy Receives Federal “Save America’s Treasures” Grant for Restoration of the Botanical Building Welcome Gallery

Balboa Park Conservancy Receives Federal “Save America’s Treasures” Grant for Restoration of the Botanical Building Welcome Gallery

We are pleased to report that the restoration of the welcome gallery of Balboa Park’s iconic Botanical Building will be funded in part by a $257,668 grant from the federal Save America’s Treasures grant program, which requires a dollar-for-dollar match in private...