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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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Discover Laurelwood with the New Cell Phone Tour

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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Art Gallery to Host Sculpture Trail Fundraising Kickoff

The kick-off event for The Sculpture Trail at Laurelwood Arboretum will be held on Saturday, March 22, at the Broadfoot & Broadfoot Gallery in Boonton. Guests can shake off the winter doldrums with live music, drinks, hors d’oeuvres and contemporary art at one of New Jersey’s premier art galleries.

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Douglas Tallamy To Speak At Laurelwood Arboretum

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with Douglas Tallamy, best-selling author of Bringing Nature Home. He will discuss the dire consequences of habitat destruction and how individuals can help reverse this alarming trend by providing a welcoming environment for wildlife.

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Brickhead Iyemoja by sculptor James Tyler

Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum will be held on Sunday, November 10. In addition to a review of the past year and other business, the meeting will feature a showing of “Laurelwood Arboretum,” an excerpt from the film Hills and Valleys: A Journey Through Wayne, NJ.

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Bonnie Joachim leads a cart tour. Photo by Lorraine Meyer.

Free Guided Tours of Laurelwood Arboretum

Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum will offer free guided tours of Laurelwood Arboretum on Sunday, October 20. This last tour of the season offers opportunities to enjoy the fall foliage and some unusual fall-blooming flowers. Carts will be available for those who do not wish to walk.

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