Keeping campus trees—all 6,800 of them—healthy and vibrant
Caring for the trees on Penn’s campus—an official arboretum since last year—is no small undertaking. Staff from Facilities and Real Estate Services and the Morris Arboretum lead the way in ensuring that the University’s trees remain safe, vibrant, diverse, and beautiful.
By the Numbers: 2018 Morris Arboretum scarecrow competition
The Arboretum announced this year's winner—based on paper ballots cast by people who visited the exhibit—and four top runners-up.
Scarecrows star at Arboretum challenge
Queen Elizabeth II, Mr. Rogers, Queen Elsa, and Jesus Christ make appearances in the Morris Arboretum's annual Scarecrow Walk, which runs through October 31st.
In the News
Big concerns ‘lanternfly’ could damage some Pennsylvania exports
Anthony Aiello of the Morris Arboretum discussed measures for limiting the spread of the lanternfly, an invasive species new to Pennsylvania that feeds on grapes and orchards.
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