Reeves-Reed Arboretum engages, educates and enriches its visitors so that they become better stewards of nature and the environment. This mission is achieved through the care and utilization of an historic estate and gardens. Photo courtesy of Stephen Harris, sph-photo.com.
"A photograph is a secret of a secret. The more it says, the less you know." These are the words of Diane Arbus, the iconic premiere photographer of her generation.
I often hear people say that the Arboretum is "picture perfect," and a brief visit to our Visitors Center easily confirms that assessment. Upon entering through the door, you're immediately greeted by a stunning collage of photographs taken by artist Stephen Harris. Looking from left to right, you're offered a seasonal glimpse of the Arboretum starting from the blossoms of early spring, through the dense and varied greens of summer, to the fiery reds and yellows of autumn, and at last, resting into the cool whites of a crystal clear winter. This mural was a collaborative effort between the artist and the Arboretum, and provides the backdrop for a visitor's first glance at the nature-rich experiences that RRA has to offer.
Harris discovered photography in his early years, developing his photographic skills in high school. He views the world with a unique perspective: images that inspire. We are proud and delighted to partner with Stephen Harris, one of a number of rather gifted photographers who, everyday, capture the inspirational unique secrets of Reeves-Reed Arboretum.
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Reeves-Reed Arboretum is seeking a part-time volunteer coordinator to recruit, supervise, and coordinate all volunteer functions at the Arboretum. This position will also provide additional administrative support to the...Click for Details »
Reeves-Reed Arboretum is seeking a part-time environmental educator to join our dynamic education team and assist in the planning and implementation of its children's educational programs.The Environmental Educator will...Click for Details »
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