The master plan for the National Arboretum includes an extensive Chinese garden complex, a visitor center, new entrances and almost 20 other improvements not in the current facility. This map shows portions of the master plan that are at risk.
SOURCE: U.S. National Arboretum | The Washington Post - April 26, 2008
Plans Wilt at National Arboretum Article | It began last weekend and will continue for five more, Washington's other springtime blossom festival. At the U.S. National Arboretum in Northeast Washington, 130,000 people will show up to luxuriate in the rhododendrons, crab apples and early roses before Memorial Day.