Stolen Bonsai - Denver Botanic Gardens

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Stolen Bonsai - Denver Botanic Gardens

Post  Lost2301 on Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:32 am

The Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society

Alert! - Stolen Bonsai

On Wednesday evening, June 5th, 2013 the below listed bonsai was stolen from Denver Botanic Gardens' Bill Hosokawa Bonsai Pavilion. This cherished Ponderosa Pine Bonsai Tree was donated by the Jim Robinson family.

Any information about its whereabouts is appreciated. Please contact either Denver Botanic Gardens' Bonsai curator, Larry Jackel on his cell - (303) 919-9359 - or Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society President, Patrick Allen, on his cell - (303) 905-6544.


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Post  Guest on Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:44 am

im sorry to hear this it seams that this is becoming a problem for some more often hopefully it will be recovered

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Post  Lost2301 on Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:08 am

An unidentified person has returned this tree to the Denver Botanic Gardens along with a note of apology today.

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Post  JimLewis on Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:07 pm

Well, well, guilty consciences hurt, don't they? Maybe he/she needed a one-time decoration for a party.

Glad it is back.

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Post  Lost2301 on Thu Jun 27, 2013 6:48 pm

JimLewis wrote:Well, well, guilty consciences hurt, don't they?   Maybe he/she needed a one-time decoration for a party.  

Glad it is back.  

I think your right about the guilty conscience: “I should not have taken this. It is for the public’s enjoyment, not mine….” – Unsigned

I hope the tree is in good condition?

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