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Oaks are critical to the health and function of forest and shrubland habitats in the United States, but many native oaks are threatened with extinction in the wild.
Originating in Europe in the 16th century, botanic gardens are found in nearly every country in the world.
In 2012, more than two million acres of important sage-brush habitat burned in four Western States.
Ten years ago the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria embarked on an ambitious project to collect, treat and distribute storm water from the catchment within and around the botanic garden.