The Landis Newsletter

Summer 2020

Volume 38 , Number 2

In this Issue
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· Landis Arboretum Named Old Growth Forest Headquarters ·

· Ginkgo biloba: A Bearer of Hope ·

· Fern Seed: A Fable ·

· LANDIS PORTRAITS: Anne and Pat Donnelly ·

· We Appreciate: Boy Scout Troop 501 ·

· Midsummer Pause: A Poem by Fred Lape ·

· ​Little Green Thumbs: Introduce Your Kids to Gardening ·

· In Memoriam: Anne Jaster (1937 - 2020) ·

· A Message from the Communications Committee ·


Landis Arboretum Named Old Growth Forest Headquarters

One of the many features that make visiting the Landis Arboretum a unique experience is its old growth forests. This article from the Winter 2002 newsletter, originally written by Director...

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Ginkgo biloba: A Bearer of Hope

There is a ginkgo tree here at Landis, located on the right side of the driveway as you walk toward the Barn, just below the Van Loveland perennial borders. Its...

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Fern Seed: A Fable

A whimsical article by our nature columnist, Anita Sanchez, from the Summer 2014 issue. We invite our visitors to tour the Arboretum’s Fern Glen.

Once upon a time there was...

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LANDIS PORTRAITS: Anne and Pat Donnelly

Both Anne and Pat Donnelly remembered taking their children to the Arboretum for a performance by the Mettawee Theater. Although it was more than forty years ago, their kids still...

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We Appreciate: Boy Scout Troop 501

The Arboretum is grateful for the close relationship it has enjoyed with Boy Scout Troop 501, headquartered here at Landis. The troop was established in 2004 under the leadership of...

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Midsummer Pause: A Poem by Fred Lape

​This poem by the Arboretum’s founder suspends a moment in the “high season” of summer. It concludes with a moving image of Nature’s blessing. The poem appeared in the collection...

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​Little Green Thumbs: Introduce Your Kids to Gardening

Ask a child where food comes from, and the answer will undoubtedly be the local Price Chopper or Hannaford.

Children today grow up in a very different world than...

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In Memoriam: Anne Jaster (1937 - 2020)

The Landis community mourns the loss of another old friend, Anne Jaster. Anne was known for her wholehearted commitment to the natural world, exemplified by her service on the Arboretum’s...

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A Message from the Communications Committee

In these uncertain times, it is no surprise that the events at the Arboretum have been cancelled through the end of June, as recommended by the governor’s policy on reopening...

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Your membership dollars are critical to our economic viability and the sustainability of our collections, grounds, and educational programs. You can help by joining or renewing your membership . Consider renewing at a higher level. Encourage your family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers to do so as well. Give the gift of membership to the beautiful Landis Arboretum!

Our Business Members, Sponsors, and Allies

We have good friends in the community that help the Arboretum in a number of ways.
Please consider patronizing our Business Members, Sponsors, and Allies!

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