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W&J Campus Arboretum Earns Tree Campus Higher Education Designation for Eighth Consecutive Year

October 28, 2021
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For the eighth consecutive year, the Campus Arboretum at Washington & Jefferson College has earned the Tree Campus Higher Education designation from the Arbor Day Foundation.

Natural wonders: W&J arboretum offers stunning beauty

June 4, 2021

Arboretums, delightfully known as “outdoor museums of trees,” are beautiful, peaceful places to visit. But college and university arboretums are much more than pretty green spaces. Arboretums promote a higher purpose – they serve as outdoor classrooms and living laboratories, offer opportunities for scientific research, promote conservation and engage in public outreach and education.

W&J students explore the art of maple tapping on campus

March 24, 2021
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WASHINGTON, PA (March 24, 2021) – When you think about maple syrup, a college campus probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But students in Associate Professor of Biology Jason Kilgore’s Forest Ecology course see their campus landscape as an outdoor classroom, and, if maple trees are there, maple syrup can be made. …  

Washington & Jefferson College Renews Level I Accreditation From ArbNet Accreditation Program And The Morton Arboretum

March 24, 2021

Washington & Jefferson College in Washington County has earned renewal of its Level I Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum.

Washington & Jefferson College Celebrates a Belated Arbor Day with Tree Planting

November 11, 2020
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The W&J Campus Arboretum is four trees greener after students and community members came together Nov. 10 for a belated Arbor Day celebration to plant trees behind the Howard J. Burnett Center.