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Pest and Disease Walk

Haverford College Arboretum 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA, United States

Join us for a guided tour highlighting key pest and disease issues in Southeastern PA.We will walk a pre-scouted route of the Arboretum to showcase some key pest and disease issues common to Southeastern PA. Insect and mite issues will include hemlock woolly adelgid, spruce spider mite, white pine sheath mite, boxwood leafminer, boxwood mite, and various scales. We will also discuss the protection of pollinators and other beneficial insects through the proper use of registered products.This walk is cosponsored and led by Chris Ward of John B. Ward & Co. Arborists. Attendance provides 3 CEUs for ISA Certified Arborists

Arboretum Volunteer Session

Haverford College Arboretum 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA, United States

Volunteer with Haverford College Arboretum!Every other Tuesday during the active volunteer season (April - October) the Arboretum hosts volunteer workdays open to the community. Each session is led by a staff member and focuses on gardening in a different area of campus. Activities will vary each week and can include but are not limited to planting, weeding, mulching, clearing invasives, and watering. The tasks required in each specific session will be announced monthly via our volunteer eNews email (sign up here).As an Arboretum volunteer, you can learn new skills, gain experience, and become a valued member of our volunteer task