1. Ash Trees Replaced in Sphinx Honors Grove

    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.

  2. Monarch Butterfly Waystation

    Aug 31, 2014

    Emeritus Researcher Sharon Treaster recruited Chadwick Volunteers to help plant a pollinator’s garden at our Arboretum North site this week on the hillside to the west of our research lake. This is part of our efforts to establish a Monarch Butterfly Waystation in our gardens that will provide nourishment for the caterpillars and butterflies that are under stress because urban development has compromised so many of the fields and places that they rely on for nourishment during their long migrations.

  3. MFA Art Installation

    Aug 31, 2014

    OSU art student Jon Capps is completing his second year Master of Fine Arts project and has installed a bathtub filled with glass bubbles in our Arboretum North research lake—it is titled Bath Time and pays homage to that special time each evening when he connects with his toddler son during bath time. They live in nearby graduate housing and found magic at the site as his son was learning to walk.

  4. Arbor Day 2014 - Korean Poetry Book Presentation

    Jun 1, 2014

    The poetry book, "In the Tree," featuring poems by Kim Hyung-Young and edited by Prof. Chan Park, had the honor of contributing to the OSU Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens annual Arbor Day Event on April 25, 2014, called "A Celebration of Trees."

  5. Plant Sale 2014 Success!

    May 30, 2014

    The 2014 Plant Sale was a huge success raising over $50,000 in operating funds for the arboretum. This is our major fund raiser each year and every dollar earned supports the students, programs, and operations of Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens..

  6. Bee Pollinator Project at the Monarch Waystation

    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.