Due to the works of the future “Rubén Américo Martí” Environmental Pole, the Municipality of Córdoba informed that the Botanical Garden will remain closed to the general public as of this Tuesday, May 2.
The works are part of the integration project for all points in the west of the capital, where the Botanical Garden, the Free University of the Environment (ULA) and Paseo de la Flora are located. In this way, when it is finished, the total area will be eight hectares.
As part of the progress of the project, the following stand out:The cobbled pedestrian paths that will definitively link the Botanical Garden with the Paseo of the Cordovan Flora. LED solar lights have recently been placed on these paths, which can be seen in the dry plaza located at the entrance to the Garden and in the parking lot of the Universidad Libre del Ambiente.
In addition, the external flowerbeds of the Botanical Garden are being cleaned, to which drip irrigation systems are also being installed, so that later the landscaping and landscaping can be carried out with the distribution of substrate and native plants.
In the same way, the work of restoration, change and renovation of the floor of the Paseo de la Selva Subtropical, located inside the Botanical Garden, is being carried out. This outstanding space tries to recreate the typical habitat of the Argentine missionary jungle, including some species that are in danger of extinction.
Once all the works have been completed, the Botanical Garden will reopen its doors to residents completely renovated. It should be noted that all those activities and guided tours scheduled prior to this temporary closure will be carried out as previously established.