Arboretum Foundation urges UW Interim President Wise to Maintain Washington Park Arboretum Funding

Rhododendron hybrid by Ethan WeltyIn late February UW Interim President Phyllis Wise sent a report to the Washington State Legislature regarding potential budget cuts at UW specifically naming the Washington Park Arboretum. In response the Arboretum Foundation Board sent President Wise a letter urging her to maintain funding at current levels. Local writer Valerie Easton provides background information on this issue and contact details for state legislators. More from the Foundation.