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A Kid’ll Eat Ivy, Too

This Iranian jar is almost 6,000 years old. It depicts the Persian, or Bezoar, Ibex – the ancestor of our domesticated goat. While our modern goats have horns, the bezoar ibex has the largest horns, considered in proportion to body weight, of any animal in the world. The enormous horns, and the characteristic beard (from which we get the word "goatee"), are beautifully represented. The ibex's distinctive form and trophy-worthy horns have made it the object of hunters for millennia. Today, t...

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Keep Calm & Love Goats

Mo, Larry & Curly… have joined the staff of Reeves-Reed Arboretum!

That’s right – we’ve added a dozen+ goats to our staff this month, including the above mentioned adorable (Nubian) triplets!  Our grazing friends from Green-Goats in Rhinebeck, NY will help us clear away a year's worth of wildflower growth, invasive vines and weeds. This environmentally friendly vegetation removal process will allow for the annual restoration and replanting of the Daffodil Bowl with ...

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Reeves-Reed Arboretum Launches New Website!

Notice anything different? Of course you did! Reeves-Reed Arboretum is excited to announce the launch of our new website. Prettier? Easier to navigate? Responsive to all types of mobile and desktop devices? Check, check, and check.

The website redesign has been made possible, in part, thanks to a special-projects grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, and from additional support from RRA donors.

We hope you'll appreciate the beautiful photography, in-depth resources, a...

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