On Wednesday, April 4, Richard Olsen, a Research Geneticist from the National Arboretum, visited St. Mary’s to present his lecture called “The Urban Forest.” Olsen discussed the evolution of trees over the years in urban, rural, and suburban areas. This Natural Science and Mathematics (NS&M) Colloquium was co-sponsored by the Read More
Biologist, writer, activist. On Mar. 8, St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Department of English and the VOICES Reading Series presented Joan Maloof, an artist whose passion for old growth forests is rooted in these three professions. Nearly every seat was filled in Daugherty-Palmer Commons (DPC) as the author of “Among the Read More
Living up to St. Mary’s College’s recent approval as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, Lesley Urgo, a member of St. Mary’s Arboretum Association, along with 21 students and community members planted 19 trees around campus on Thursday, Nov. 10. According to L. Urgo, the group broke Read More
At 10 a.m. on Saturday March 26, The Arboretum Association had a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the beginning of the Arboretum at St. Mary’s. The ribbon was tied around the willow oak that stands between Calvert and Kent Hall and was cut by Lesley Urgo, a leader in the Association.