May 1, 2018
More than 80 people, including Brenda Drake, wife of Ohio State President Michael V. Drake, gathered April 27 to celebrate trees with Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens in honor of Arbor Day.
The celebration included several honors, awards, and dedications. The 62-acre public arboretum, part of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, (CFAES) is located on the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University.
Apr 30, 2018
Apr 1, 2016
Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens was recently covered by NBC's channel 4 correspondent Ben Gelber. The article highlights the green roof on Howlett Hall which was installed in 2013 which covers 12,000 square feet. To view the article click this link. Learn more about our green roof by clicking here!
Jun 8, 2015
"Ohio State projects finds there’s money in those maples"
Jun 1, 2015
Chadwick Arboretum Featured on WOSU
Last week Chadwick Arboretum was featured in an WOSU piece by Sam Hendren
Jan 5, 2015
Several college teams, including teams from The Ohio State University Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens competed on January 8, 2015 in Arlington, TX to see which college could plant trees the fastest and the best. As the first place winner, Ohio State Chadwick Arboretum will receive a monetary prize and trees for our campus.
Dec 9, 2014
The November-December issue of the Ohio State Alumni Magazine recognizes the value of trees on our campus. Click "Trees contribute mightily to campus environment" and go to page 8 to read the entire article. The article, written by Beth Lindsmith with wonderful illustrations by Dennis Balogh describes the benefits of trees on campus and gives a compelling argument for 'owning' a tree on campus.
Nov 17, 2014
Thanks to Master Gardener and Horticultural Therapy Volunteer Linda Johnson, the Chadwick Horticultural Therapy Program has garnered state-wide attention. Linda nominated the program for recognition from the state Master Gardener association and it received two awards at the recent state conference. In competition with all Ohio counties having 75 or more Master Gardener volunteers, Horticultural Therapy was named the 2014 Environmental Initiative winner and the 2014 State Winner for Outstanding Master Gardener Volunteer Project.
Aug 31, 2014
Emerald Ash Borer has caused the demise of the 39 ‘Autumn Applause’ Ash trees that Chadwick Arboretum staff and volunteers planted on a snowy Fall day in 1995 with the Sphinx Senior Honorary students in the site between Chadwick’s Cancer Survivors’ Plaza and the Longaberger Alumni House. The grove, which is planted in an ‘S’ form will be replanted next spring using Nyssa sylvatica (Black Gum). In 2004 the grove was renamed the Dan L. Heinlen Sphinx Grove in honor of the long-time president and CEO of the OSU Alumni Association. Dan wan a member of the Sphinx class of 1960.
May 27, 2014
Chadwick provides a Bee Pollinator Demonstration Garden at the Monarch Waystation. Such gardens are replicated throughout Ohio providing feedback on what plants pollinators are using.