The Landis Newsletter

Fall 2015

Volume 33 , Number 4

In this Issue
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· Florence Grimm, Wendy Kass Honored at Volunteer Appreciation Event ·

· Harvest Time Restoration Wellness Retreat ·

· Let Us Introduce Ourselves: Mohawk-Hudson Land Conservancy ·

· ARC: Our Partner Through the Years ·

· The 2015 Landis Perennial Forest 5K Walk / Run: What a Day! ·

· Oaks: An Appreciation ·

· An American Garden ·

· Fur- and Family-Friendly Landis ·

· Focus on Supporters: Dr. Russell Newkirk ·

· Sculpture Installation at the Arboretum ·

· Landis Portraits: Jeanne Post-Sourmail ·

· From the Garden: Dividing Perennials - When, How, and What Then? ·

· From the Director's Desk: An Obituary ·


Florence Grimm, Wendy Kass Honored at Volunteer Appreciation Event

Anne and Pat Donnelly with Anne's sister and her husband, Kay and Randy Beaubien. 

About 50 volunteers were honored at the Landis Arboretum’s annual Volunteer Appreciation event, held in the...

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Harvest Time Restoration Wellness Retreat

Ellen Langenbahn leads us in mat Pilates. 

We hope that what will be the first of many wellness retreats at Landis happened on Saturday, October 3, in the Meeting House...

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Let Us Introduce Ourselves: Mohawk-Hudson Land Conservancy

The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy (MHLC) is pleased to be working with the Landis Arboretum. We share many similar goals including a passion for the beautiful natural areas throughout the...

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ARC: Our Partner Through the Years

The Schenectady and Schoharie County ARCs provide numerous programs and support for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. The Landis Arboretum is proud to assist them in their efforts.

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The 2015 Landis Perennial Forest 5K Walk / Run: What a Day!

The weather could not have been more perfect for the 9th running of the Landis Perennial Forest 5K. 

Eighty-five runners and walkers from age five through 80-years-young set the...

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Oaks: An Appreciation

Among other ancient peoples, the Druids of the British Isles held the oak to be sacred and ceremoniously gathered mistletoe from its branches. In the New World, many American Indian...

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An American Garden

Carolus Linnaeus

You could say he’s the father of all gardeners—all modern gardeners, anyway. Karl Linne (or Carolus Linnaeus, to use the Latin form of his name, which he preferred)...

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Fur- and Family-Friendly Landis

Louise and Gus Polli and Nancy Stuebner at a pet waste station. 

The Landis Arboretum offers a year-round menu of family-friendly activities, including educational and recreational programs focused on every...

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Focus on Supporters: Dr. Russell Newkirk

Dr. Russ Newkirk finds his greatest joy in being of service to others.

Two golf carts donated by Dr. Russell Newkirk help Ed Miller maintain the Native Plant Trail, as...

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Sculpture Installation at the Arboretum

If you are a devotee of Landis’ Full Moon Concert series, you may have heard the name Sam Bates. Sam was one of the founding members of the Landis...

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Landis Portraits: Jeanne Post-Sourmail

“I’m learning all the time,” Jeanne Post-Sourmail said. “That’s the glory of the Arboretum.”

Learning has always been central to Jeanne’s life. In 2013, she retired from a 25-year...

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From the Garden: Dividing Perennials - When, How, and What Then?

For the gardener, the crisp autumnal air signifies that the hard work is done. There's finally time to walk the gardens, inspecting new plant additions and noting next season’s projects...

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From the Director's Desk: An Obituary

It is with great sorrow that I report the passing of an old friend, the Arboretum’s Great Oak. 

For several hundred years, the Great Oak stood tall and...

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