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Community invited to Longview Arboretum and nature center meeting

Community invited to Longview Arboretum and nature center meeting
City of Longview
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 10:42am

The public is invited to attend a Community Kick-off Meeting for the Longview Arboretum and Nature Center from 5:30-7:00 p.m., on Thursday, June 6, at the Maude Cobb Activity Center, 100 Grand Blvd.

The Longview City Council approved the Arboretum Master Plan at their May 23, 2013 meeting. The Community Kick-off Meeting will share the highlights of the plan that was developed by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

According to City of Longview Director of Community Services Laura Hill, "the Comprehensive Master Plan provides phasing guidelines for development of the property and will serve as an excellent resource for the future."

Mr. Bob Metzler, Chairperson for the Master Plan Development Committee says, "I hope that everyone interested in the development of the Arboretum will be able to attend the Kick-off Meeting."

The Longview Arboretum and Nature Center is planned for a wooded area adjacented to the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex. Volunteer and fundraising opportunities are available.

To view the master plan, visit For more information, contact the City of Longview Community Services Administration at 903-237-1393.

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