Summit Garden Tour online registration closes May 29 at 3 pm. Tickets for the day of the tour are $55 and can be purchased in the Wisner House starting at 9 am.

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Arboretum Afternoons/Snowflake Bentley

This Winter, we’ll be embracing the chilly weather by learning about the amazing adaptations of Arctic animals, the (sadly diminishing) grandness of glaciers – and about those fascinating and fleeting phenomena of the season – snowflakes.  I can be conflicted about the winter cold, but never about the wonder of noticing small things!

That we know as much as we do about snowflakes/snow crystals – their structure, variation, uniqueness – we owe to a remarkable fellow who was a...

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Meet Our Ginkgo Family

"The next time you venture into the great outdoors, keep an eye out for Ginkgo biloba trees, which can be easily identified by their distinctive fan-shaped leaves. If you find one—and you likely will, as the native Chinese plant is now ubiquitous in the United States—take a moment to pluck a few leaves, snap some photographs of the scene, and record your observations via the iNaturalist mobile app. Then, package your sample in an envelope, drop it into the mailbox, and give yourself a pat...

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An Artist Grounded in Nature

Stop by the Wisner House to enjoy more than 35 works of local acclaimed artist Albert L. Bross, Jr. This exhibit runs from March 13th throughy May 16th and can be viewed Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 4pm.

Albert was born was born in Newark, but spent most of his childhood in New Providence. His works celebrate nature and the beauty hidden right befo...

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