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Thursday, July 9, 2009
By Michael Gold
Penn students might be used to navigating the concrete jungle of Philadelphia, but the University's Morris Arboretum is hoping they will transfer those skills to a forest of a different kind.At the Arboretum's new "Out on a Limb" tree canopy walk, students get a break from dodging squirrels on Locust Walk and get the opportunity to be one. (Read more...)
New Tree Adventure exhibit opens
For those wanting to experience the beauty of the Philadelphia area, you won’t want to miss Morris Arboretum and Gardens of the University of Pennsylvania.
The arboretum is an intimate, 92-acre Victorian delight that allows visitors to experience peaceful gardens with colorful flowers, changing scenery and unusual trees in a romantic, historic landscape. (Read more...)
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Tree Adventure at the Morris Arboretum
Go Out on a Limb at the Morris Arboretum’s new Tree Adventure exhibit!
This new, permanent exhibit explores the relationship between plants and people and stresses the theme that we need trees, and trees need us. (Read more...)
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
By Karin Phillips
A new exhibit at the Morris Arboretum brings visitors closer to their environment by bringing them off the ground and into the air.
The construction of "Out On A Limb" is very subtle. It starts with a 450-foot, steel and wooden walkway, and before you know it you're 50 feet in the air, with a bird's eye view of the arboretum's forest. (Read more...)
Weekend Winners: For the Fourth
By Brian Bingaman
Opening July 4 at the Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia, is the exhibit "Tree Adventure," which explores the relationship between plants and people. The centerpiece is "Out on a Limb," a 450-foot-long walkway 50 feet above the ground, giving a bird's-eye view of the forest. Other highlights include the Bird's Nest, Squirrel Scramble, and the Wissahickon Vista platform. (Read more...)
One of Morris Arboretum's new exhibits is the treehouse you always wanted as a kid, blown up to epic proportions. Rising branchlike from the forest floor, it consists of a 450-foot walkway that climbs five stories into a canopy, eventually encircling a 250-year-old oak and culminating in a realistic, room-sized bird's nest built from harvested branches. (Read more...)
Morris Arboretum branches out
New Tree Adventure takes you up in the leaves.
By Monica Peters
For The Inquirer
Children and adults can explore the relationship between plants and people at Tree Adventure, a new exhibit opening Saturday at Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania. (Read more...)