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The Arboretum Celebrates Arbor Day

In honor of the 110th Arbor Day celebrated here on campus, the Arboretum staff held their annual tree planting, adding an Elizabeth magnolia to the campus’ 200-acre collection. Continue reading

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Haverford Celebrates Earth Day

Honoring its commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability, the College commemorated the 32nd annual Earth Day a few days early by hosting a few events on Friday, April 20. Continue reading

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Trail of Hope Trekker Celebrates Anniversary on Campus

Last weekend, to celebrate the first anniversary of his Philadelphia-to-Oklahoma Trail of Peace walk, which stopped on campus last year, Peter Prusinowski returned to Haverford to gather people under the Penn Treaty Elm for a reading, a Native American peace dance and the planting of a new peace elm. Continue reading

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Haverford Remembers 9/11

To honor the 10th anniversary of 9/11 we are inviting the Haverford community to share reflections on our blog. Continue reading

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The Newest Fords

Freshman have moved in and Customs Week is underway. So it’s time to meet the newest Fords on campus! Continue reading

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Founders Green Gets New Maple For Arbor Day

The campus celebrated Arbor Day with the addition of a new red maple on Founder’s Green. Continue reading

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Celebrating Earth Day

The campus commemorated Earth Day with several events, including a native perennial planting in the meadow above the Duck Pond. Continue reading

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‘Trail of Hope’ Leads to Haverford

Peter Prusinowski, an award-winning photographer and history buff who immigrated to Philadelphia from Poland in 1976, has long been moved by the story of William Penn and Chief Tamanend’s 1692 Treaty of Friendship. Under an elm in what is now … Continue reading

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Iced trees?

When we noticed that the crab apple tree near Founders Hall—one of the  original trees from the 1833 campus landscape plan—had lost a sizable branch during this past week’s ice storm, we wondered how the rest of Haverford’s 200-acre Arboretum … Continue reading

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Arbor Day Celebration

Arboretum members, College staff, and local community members celebrated the 108th Arbor Day tree planting today. Attendees helped plant a native dogwood, Cornus florida, between Leeds dorm and Walton Road, across from the track. All participants were given a tiny … Continue reading

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