Corps of Engineers Botanical Garden Earns Arboretum Accreditation
Photo of a Pandoras Box plant, one of several rare or botanically interesting plant species at the Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Garden, located at Lake Washington Ship Canal and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, Seattle, Washington. The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum awarded the accreditation to the botanical garden, one of the only two within the U.S. Corps of Engineers, for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens.