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West Capitol Campus Botanical Tour

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Sunken Garden

415 12th Avenue Southwest

Olympia, WA 98501

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Participants will learn about the Olmsted Brothers' original vision for the Washington State Capitol’s West Capitol Campus, how a historic landscape is managed, and the campus’ unique trees.

The tour starts promptly at 10:30 a.m.

About our Host

Brent Chapman is the horticulturalist for the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, where he is responsible for the Capitol Campus’ plant collections. He has a Ph.D. in environmental horticulture and spent most of his career training future horticulturists and landscape managers.

One of the highlights of his current position is being able to share the history of the Capitol Campus plants as well as insights on how they are managed to ensure public safety and enjoyment.

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