Official updates on the progress of the Great Park

Botanical Garden Proposal a Hit with Visitors to Global Village Festival

Saturday, October 9, 2021: What a glorious day for a Global Village Festival! Leaders and supporters of Great Park Garden Coalition greeted the throng of festival goers at our booth in the Community Partners section. This year’s festival [...]

Botanical Garden Proposal a Hit with Visitors to Global Village Festival2021-10-19T09:56:07-07:00

CALL TO ACTION— Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, 2 p.m.

At their next scheduled meeting, City of Irvine Great Park Board of Directors will discuss... “CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST BY DIRECTOR KIM AND DIRECTOR CARROLL TO DISCUSS A BOTANICAL GARDEN IN OR NEAR THE GREAT PARK” (Item 2.5 on published [...]

CALL TO ACTION— Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, 2 p.m.2021-09-21T09:04:57-07:00

Optimism Grows for a Great Park Botanical Garden—Summer of 2021 Updates

June—American Public Gardens Association Annual Conference For the fourth consecutive year, the Great Park Garden Coalition was in attendance at APGA, gleaning ideas from directors and designers at the top botanical gardens and arboretums across the country. Our own project [...]

Optimism Grows for a Great Park Botanical Garden—Summer of 2021 Updates2021-09-03T10:04:22-07:00

Faculty and Future Landscape Architects Tour the Great Park

The Coalition is collaborating with Cal Poly Pomona Department of Landscape Architecture on a cool student learning project. Students from this diverse and highly respected program will apply the foundational elements they’ve been taught in a studio design course using [...]

Faculty and Future Landscape Architects Tour the Great Park2020-03-23T20:31:10-07:00

Coalition Shares Ideas on Sponsorship with Great Park Board of Directors

The Great Park is seeking paid sponsorships for elements of the park. At the last Great Park meeting, Garden Coalition board member Mike Stockstill asked the board and staff to consider seeking sponsorships for elements of the future public garden [...]

Coalition Shares Ideas on Sponsorship with Great Park Board of Directors2020-03-03T10:27:55-08:00

2019 – What a Year! 2020 – Let’s Plan a Garden!

As 2019 comes to a close, we have a lot to celebrate!  The culmination of almost three years of public advocacy to keep a botanical garden at the Great Park resulted in the identification of a site for the Great [...]

2019 – What a Year! 2020 – Let’s Plan a Garden!2020-01-02T11:02:07-08:00

Great News! The Great Park Botanical Garden is on the Map!

At Tuesday’s Orange County Great Park Board Meeting, the park development update unveiled a proposed 40-acre site for the future Great Park Botanical Garden. We are so excited.  Next step is to meet with city staff and draft an Exclusive [...]

Great News! The Great Park Botanical Garden is on the Map!2019-10-29T11:02:14-07:00

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