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The Sting of Disintegration


From the Forward in the Royal Botanical Gardens, Annual Report, 1962:
"Negotiations...in progress respecting land requirements of McMaster University for its projected expansion programme, have caused much soul searching on the part of the Board of the Royal Botanical Gardens. The Board is well aware that it was not established by Provincial Statute in 1941 to witness the disintegration of this property. Indeed it is particularly sensitive about this at a time when governments at all levels are striving to amplify rather than reduce such holdings."
Formerly Coldspring Valley now Parking Lot M, this section closed for over three years,
coveted by McMaster professors interested in establishing a Wetland Research Facility here

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