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Meet Our Ginkgo Family

"The next time you venture into the great outdoors, keep an eye out for Ginkgo biloba trees, which can be easily identified by their distinctive fan-shaped leaves. If you find one—and you likely will, as the native Chinese plant is now ubiquitous in the United States—take a moment to pluck a few leaves, snap some photographs of the scene, and record your observations via the iNaturalist mobile app. Then, package your sample in an envelope, drop it into the mailbox, and give yourself a pat...

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An Artist Grounded in Nature

Stop by the Wisner House to enjoy more than 35 works of local acclaimed artist Albert L. Bross, Jr. This exhibit runs from March 13th throughy May 16th and can be viewed Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 4pm.

Albert was born was born in Newark, but spent most of his childhood in New Providence. His works celebrate nature and the beauty hidden right befo...

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Big Yellow Taxi

They took all the trees
Put 'em in a tree museum
And they charged the people
A dollar and a half just to see 'em

-Joni Mitchell, Big Yellow Taxi

We don't charge people to see the trees at Reeves-Reed Arboretum (although a dollar and a half seems pretty cheap). We really are a tree museum, though. I mention that for two reasons – first of all, we have some really cool trees and plants here, and we're adding to the coll...

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