Monthly Archives: September 2011

Construction Projects and Unintended Negative Impacts Threaten Arboretum

Cumulative Impacts Degrade Arboretum Resources; Compromise Restoration Goals People—and our social/cultural institutions—interact with plant and animal communities/ecosystems in many ways, ranging from preservation to exploitation, and at a variety of scales, from local to global.  Many human interactions with the … Continue reading

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Arboretum Secret Pond Photo Update

The Secret Pond project continues to move ahead with the significant excavation of the pond foot print now complete.  Soil has been piled high on the site and many truckloads of native Arboretum soil  hauled away for disposal. Here are … Continue reading

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