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Martin Luther King Day of Service Thank You
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and every January in the past few years, Reeves-Reed Arboretum desired to get involved and remind each other of the importance of service. Summit's Day of Service is particularly special for organizing this. During these trying times, what can we do? Where can we go to help? How can we give back? How do we get our children involved? Some of us donate groceries to food banks and soup kitchens, and some of us ca...
We have a recent addition to the arboretum which enhances the education of our children. We now have a temporary Native American Leni Lenape shelter along our red Woodland Trail. One of our Eagle Scouts, Kevin Cavicchia, is its creator and the Arboretum is the beneficiary of his work. Thank you, Kevin.
A little about the Leni Lenape.
From Morristown to Summit (and all those towns in between and thro...
I had an epiphany driving into work that one of the silver linings of this terrible pandemic is the possible reworking of how many of us view nature. Nature, and public gardens, and parks. Things we may have took for granted, yet now crave, and are being denied access to. I remember back in the Great Recession of 2008 that Horticulture took a hit because it was considered a luxury industry. Which I must admit chafed a bit, both personally and financially.