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Martha Walker Sculpture Installed At Laurelwood Arboretum

Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum now offers a self-paced cell phone tour to guide people from the Knippenberg Center for Education along many of the arboretum’s scenic paths, through natural and designed spaces, and back to the center. At each of the 19 tour stops they can hear details of the history and horticulture of this special place.

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Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum Plant Sale Pre-sale Underway

Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum now offers a self-paced cell phone tour to guide people from the Knippenberg Center for Education along many of the arboretum’s scenic paths, through natural and designed spaces, and back to the center. At each of the 19 tour stops they can hear details of the history and horticulture of this special place.

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Volunteers Help to Beautify Laurelwood Arboretum

Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum now offers a self-paced cell phone tour to guide people from the Knippenberg Center for Education along many of the arboretum’s scenic paths, through natural and designed spaces, and back to the center. At each of the 19 tour stops they can hear details of the history and horticulture of this special place.

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Laurelwood Arboretum Awarded ArbNet Accreditation

Laurelwood Arboretum has been awarded Level II Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum. ArbNet is an interactive, collaborative, international community of arboreta. Accreditation recognizes the achievement of particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens

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Eagle Scout Project at Laurelwood Arboretum

Birds, bats and other beneficial pollinators have special homes at Laurelwood Arboretum, thanks to Eagle Scout candidate Aadhithyaram Balaji. Adi, a member of Troop #108 in Wayne, constructed and installed 12 nesting boxes as part of his personal effort to welcome and conserve New Jersey’s native wildlife.

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