New Plant Cuttings Appear at the Washington Park Arboretum

April 30th, 2010 by Pat Chinn-Sloan

Selected cuttings from the Washington Park Arboretum 4/26/10 - 5/10/10

  1. Cercis siliquastrum (European Redbud)
  2. Davidia involucrata var. vilmoriniana (Dove or Handkerchief Tree)
  3. Rehderodendron macrocarpum
  4. Rhododendron ‘Loderi Hybrid’
  5. Viburnum ‘Pragense’

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Work party to clean up Union Bay and Arboretum

April 30th, 2010 by Tech Librarian, Tracy Mehlin

The Student Chapter of the American Fisheries Society plans a lake cleanup on May 15th in Union Bay and the Arboretum.

The UW Chapter of American Fisheries Society is partnering with Puget Soundkeeper Alliance in the Lake Union Sweep on Saturday, May 15th.  This is the 8th year of the Lake Union Sweep, and the goal is to extend this stewardship to the Arboretum and Union Bay.

The cleanup is happening on Saturday, May 15th from 8:30 am to noon.  Canoes from the Waterfront Activities Center and kayaks from Agua Verde will be available for volunteers.  The student chapter will organize boats, people, supplies, teams/sites, and trash removal.

All volunteer slots are filled, but for more information contact Lauren Kuehne at lkuehne@u.washington.edu

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