Student Landscape Representatives Blog

A Place for Information and Communication about Bryn Mawr's Historic Landscape

Want to change the Campus Center?

How often do you use the Campus Center? The Marie Salant Neuberger Centennial Campus Center is one of the busiest places on campus since its conversion from the gymnasium in 1985. Over the past 25 years the traffic patterns have changed considerably and the current landscape is not suitable for this traffic. Facilities Services has […]

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Tree Campus USA Tree Tour!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Tree Tour on Friday! We had an amazing turnout, with more than 20 people writing paragraphs for our 42 trees, and even more coming on the tour. Everyone learned a lot, and helped install new plaques so visitors and community members can identify all the trees on […]

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Answers for Questions Posed at SGA!

For the past two years, the Landscaping Representatives have presented at SGA to explain what has happened throughout the year and to gather student questions and suggestions. The minutes will be posted on the SGA blog, but we passed along questions to Ed Harman, Director of the Grounds: For Taft Garden, the Grounds is working […]

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Cloisters to be open in time for Lantern Night!

The renovation project, focused on repairing the roof of Thomas, started in March and was slated to finish in December. But now it is going to be part of yet another Lantern Night on October 30th, when the Class of 2015 receives their green lanterns. Here’s the full story from the Bryn Mawr Communications Office.

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Dorms like palaces? Nah, it’s all about the trees…

Have you ever walked the giant cherry tree between Rhoads and Canaday and wanted to know more about it? How about the cherry trees along the walk to Canaday? The ginko tree that keeps you company while you wait for the Blue Bus? Here’s an opportunity to do so! To celebrate the College’s recent designation […]

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Hurricane Irene and the trees…

Here’s an article from Bryn Mawr Now about how, thanks to Bryn Mawr’s excellent tree pruning programs, there were very few arboreal victims of Hurricane Irene.  Downed power lines were responsible for the restricted access to the English and Russian Houses, but only one tree on campus was lost! Tree care is ultimately an issue […]

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Summertime and Applebee Field

Hello everyone! We hope you have have been having a fantastic summer. Those of you on campus may have have noticed that besides the current work on Thomas Great Hall and other buildings, there has been construction in the Valley of Death as well. This construction is to install a synthetic turf on Applebee Field, […]

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Campus Tree USA

In February 2011, Bryn Mawr College was inducted as a member of Campus Tree USA. This program, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation, recognizes the college as a leader in the field of tree care. As there are currently 3610 trees on campus, many of which have historical or cultural significance, this is a huge […]

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Share your ideas with us!

The internet is all very well and good, but nothing beats face-to-face conversations for real answers to your questions and a good dialogue. Which is why we are holding an open forum for you to discuss any questions, comments, or concerns about the campus landscape with us and Ed Harman, Director of the Grounds. This […]

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SGA Wrap Up

Hi Everyone! Yesterday we presented at SGA, focusing on what our position is and what we hope to accomplish in the upcoming years! Here are some of the points of our presentation, along with a pdf so you can see all the fabulous photographs of campus we had to present. You can also have a look […]

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