Friday, September 10, 2010

Morris Arboretum Interns visit the High Line in New York City

Yesterday the interns went on a field trip to the High Line in New York City. The High Line is a New York City park built on an elevated 1930s freight rail structure on Manhattan’s West Side. Check out their website here: thehighline.org They met with Patrick Cullina, the Vice President of Horticulture and Park Operations. They had a great tour of the plants, history and challenges of the park.

Here are a few pictures from the visit:



Meet the New Interns:


In June, a new group of interns were welcomed to the Morris Arboretum for a year of learning on the job, while gaining practical experience in garden management.

The interns for 2010-2011 are (pictured above left to right):
Sara Levin, The McLean Contributionship Endowed Education Intern, University of Washington
C.J. Catani, The Alice and J. Liddon Pennock Horticulture Intern, Temple University - Ambler
Rebecca Bakker, The Martha S. Miller Urban Forestry Intern, Temple University - Ambler
Shea Zwerver, Charles S. Holman Rose & Flower Garden Intern, Smith College
Bryan Thompson-Nowak, Walter W. Root Memorial Arborist Intern, Albright College
Teresa Trego, Eli Kirk Price Flora of Pennsylvania Intern, Temple University - Ambler
Danica Doroski, Martha J. Wallace Plant Propagation Intern, Bates College
Tracey Beerley, John J. Willaman & Martha Haas Valentine Plant Protection Intern, Lock Haven University
Grace Asperin, Hay Honey Farm Natural Lands Intern, University of Hawaii-Manoa

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