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Mission Statement

The GBG's mission includes: • The study of plants adapted to sub-arctic regions of the world. • The education of students and the public in horticulture, plant science and botany. • Serve to the local horticulture industry, the scientific community and the public by providing information and research opportunities. • The demonstration of sound principles of landscape design in the sub-arctic using native and adapted exotic plant materials. • The propagation of rare and interesting plants, including endangered and threatened species. • The preservation of segments of the boreal forest as an outdoor laboratory.

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The Georgeson Botanical Garden (GBG) is a nationally recognized botanical garden and a member of a national network of educational and research institutions dedicated to plant culture and conservation. It is designed to allow the public to learn about plant culture in the far north. The GBG is one of five botanical gardens in the nation to be a satellite test garden for the International Hardy Fern Foundation.

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http://www.uaf.edu/salrm/gbg/

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