Monday, June 29, 2009

Tree Adventure is a "Hot Ticket"

From Philadelphia Magazine's Hot Tickets

Things that should be on your radar in July

By Victor Fiorillo

Out On A Limb

You’ve probably seen the 92 acres of arboreal loveliness that are Morris Arboretum (and if you haven’t, shame on you!), but you’ve certainly never seen them from 50 feet up in the air. The new, permanent treetop installation Out On a Limb: A Tree Adventure debuts July 4th.

Tree Adeventure featured in Penn Current

New Tree exhibit to open at Morris Arboretum

By Penn Current Staff

New at the Morris Arboretum this summer is an exhibit called “Tree Adventure.” Opening July 4, it explores the relationship between plants and people through a central theme: We need trees, and trees need us. (Read more...)

Friday, June 26, 2009

From Montgomery News TICKET: Morris Arboretum goes 'Out on a Limb'

Morris Arboretum goes 'Out on a Limb'

By Jesse Reilly
Staff Writer

After Paul Meyer, the director of the Morris Arboretum, visited London’s Kew Gardens several years ago and experienced its canopy walk among the trees, he thought it was something his garden needed. Now, after nearly five years of planning, the arboretum’s “Out on a Limb” exhibit, completing the arboretum’s Tree Adventure, is set to open July 4. (Read more...)

Tree Adventure clips

The Morris Arboretum's Tree Adventure exhibit, opening July 4, was featured on CW Philly's Speak Up! on June 21. Director of Public Programs, Bob Gutowski, and Metcalfe Architecture & Design partner Aaron Goldblatt were on-hand to discuss the exhibit.

Watch the video by clicking the link below:

CW Philly Speak Up!

NBC 10 also stopped by to film Friday's weather report. Watch the footage below!

NBC 10 Video

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Tree Adventure featured in Chestnut Hill Local

Read an excerpt from the article below. To view the full article, click here.

Arboretum’s exhibit takes families out on a limb

“People need trees,” Bob Gutowski was telling me as we surveyed the vast, verdant canopy above the Wissahickon Vista. “Why do they need trees?” I asked, inviting the treetop philosopher to think aloud.“Do you breathe?” he asked. I took a quick breath, then I smirked at Gutowski and answered, “Yeah … yeah.” “Well, guess what?” he said, chuckling between thoughts, “you breathe what the trees produce.” Read more...