The Greenhouse $100,000
This gateway will be a sculptural creation that welcomes visitors to the Outdoor Learning Center. With growing vines and constructed from recycled material, this structure will convey the mission of the Conservancy to introduce beauty and ? to the City while conserving and reusing our natural resources.
The Welcome Kiosk/Information Center $50,000
After entering the Outdoor Learning Center through the Entry Structure, a visitor will purchase tickets or receive a pass at the Welcome Kiosk/Information Center adjacent to the Sundial Pavilion. Groups will gather here before beginning the tour and individual visitors will obtain Center maps and information.
The Butterfly Gallery $50,000
This gallery will include plantings that attract adult and larval stage butterflies. It will also have a netted exhibit and an Insect Head exhibit that would allow children to see the world from a bug's eye.
The Picnic Area $50,000
The Picnic Area, located adjacent to the Solarium, will be the site for school groups and families to unpack lunches and reflect on their explorations at the Center. Tables will be provided and access to the cafeteria and the food vendors is easily accessible through the Solarium.
The Herb Gardens (2) $25,000
These two gardens will grow and demonstrate the importance of herbs for both culinary and medicinal uses. The gardens will have large paths from which to view herb gardens as well as smaller paths to see the herb plantings close up.
The Sensory Adventure Garden $25,000
Located between the two Herb Gardens, the Sensory Adventure Garden will help children to use their five senses to explore plants. There will be an exhibit showing how plants can make noise. Fragrance will be explored with aromatic plants. Children will encouraged to touch textured plants. The sense of taste will be explored through fruits and edible plants planted in the Sensory Garden.
The Compost Display in the Crop Demonstration Area $50,000
The Compost Display is a series of wooden bins that will illustrate the stages of decomposition when food and heat are combined to create soil to nourish the ground.
The Bridge Over the Pond in the Water Gallery (Named)
The Bridge over the pond in the Water Gallery will give visitors the ability to look in the water to view fish and plants living and growing together in the pond.
The Turtle Bog in the Urban Wildlife Gallery $25,000
Here, children and visitors will be able to see several species of turtles living at the edge of the Pond in the Urban Wildlife Gallery. A special display will show how turtles grow, reproduce and contribute to the natural environment.
The Grape Arbor in the Solarium (Named)
The Grape Arbor, located in the Solarium, will illustrate how plants can grow indoors, using solar energy.
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