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2011 Tornado damage in and near the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden


Judy Remington has provided photos of the damage in and near the Garden caused by the May 22nd 2011 tornado. Garden curator Susan Wilkins has closed the Garden for several days to clear debris. Judy noted the damage at the Wirth Beach area, where renovation is underway, with trees that were to be saved in the renovation being downed by the storm.

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Entrance Road to the Garden
Garden entrance
Garden Entrance from Wirth Parkway
Damage near Garden entrance
Damage near Garden Entrance
Damage near garden entrance
Damage near Garden Entrance
Damage at garden entrance
Damage near Garden Entrance
Trails closed in Garden
Closed Paths in the Garden
Blocked garden paths
Blocked Paths in the Garden
Blocked garden paths
Blocked Paths in the Garden
Down tree at spring
Down tree at Great Medicine Spring
trees at Great Medicine Spring
Tangle of Trees at Great Medicine Spring
Glenwood Avenue
Glenwood Avenue
damage on walk path
Path along Wirth Parkway
path washout
Path Washout
damage at wirth beach
Damage at new Wirth Beach renovations
damage at wirth beach
Damage at Wirth Beach
more damage at wirth beach
Damage at Wirth Beach area