Friday, July 24, 2009

Morris Arboretum director Paul Meyer featured on Comcast Local Edition

Paul Meyer, the F. Otto Haas Director of the Arboretum, was featured on Comcast Local Edition. Watch the video below:

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Tree Adventure featured on Action News!

Tree Adventure was featured on the 7/21/09 broadcast of 6 ABC's Action News.

To watch the video, click here.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Tree Adventure Featured on WRTI's Creatively Speaking

Tree Adventure was featured on WRTI's Creatively Speaking Saturday, July 11. Click the link below to listen to the show.

WRTI 90.1 FM - Creatively Speaking

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Morris Arboretum is a "Neat Thing"

NEAT THINGS: Morris Arboretum

Tree Adventure is featured in Philadelphia Weekly's Style blog. Check out the post here.

The Daily Pennsylvanian features Tree Adventure

Out On a Limb

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...)

The Prince George's Sentinel goes Out On a Limb

Go ‘out on a limb’ at Morris Arboretum
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 is a "to-do" for Philadelphia visitors

Tree Adventure is featured on Read the article below.

Tree Adventure at the Morris Arboretum

A trip into the trees for the young and young-at-heart

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

From KYW Newsradio: Morris Arboretum Creates New, Tree-High Exhibit

Morris Arboretum Creates New, Tree-High Exhibit

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...)

Tree Adventure featured in The Reporter

Tree Adventure is featuerd in the Weekend Winners section of The Reporter. Read on for the article!

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...)

Listen to Tree Adventure on WRTI 90.1 FM

Tree Adventure will be featured this Saturday, July 11 on WRTI 90.1 FM's Creatively Speaking at 11:00 a.m. Check back for the podcast, or listen live this Saturday by clicking here.

Morris Arboretum is a "Pick" for the City Paper

Tree Adventure was featured in the July 2 edition of the Philadelphia City Paper. Read the article below.

Tree Adventure

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...)

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Morris Arboretum branches out

Tree Adventure was featured in the July 3 edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer. Check out the article below!

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...)