Fun Blows Into Campus for Maryland Day 2019

  • Posted on: 30 April 2019
  • By: msmolins

A little—or a lot of—wind didn’t stop an estimated 86,000-plus people from enjoying a day of learning and discovery at Saturday’s Maryland Day, the 21st annual celebration of all things UMD.

Celebrating Statehood!

  • Posted on: 2 April 2019
  • By: msmolins

Did you know, in April 1788 Maryland became a state? To celebrate our statehood the campus Arboretum and Botanical Garden wants to inspire Maryland pride and celebrate the Old Line State with an informative article that goes beyond listing our state symbols. We invite you to continue reading to learn more about the symbols of the state of Maryland and the efforts made on campus to celebrate our statehood and important historical figures.

Celebrate Arbor Day!

  • Posted on: 29 March 2019
  • By: msmolins

Come one and all to 2019 Celebration of Maryland's Arbor Day! 

Volunteering at the Garden of Reflection & Remembrance

  • Posted on: 29 March 2019
  • By: msmolins

Want to volunteer on campus in a beautiful garden? Join us Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings in the Garden of Reflection & Remembrance at the Memorial Chapel for drop in volunteer hours. Volunteers are welcome from 8:30am - 10:30 am and no experience is necessary!

Walk with an Arborist: April dates are up!

  • Posted on: 8 February 2019
  • By: msmolins

Did you know that our entire campus is an arboretum? During this new program, we invite participants to enjoy an early morning walk around some of the highlights of our gardens and grounds with Outreach Coordinator and Certified Arborist Meg Smolinski.

Intern Spotlight: Lydia Printz

  • Posted on: 14 November 2018
  • By: msmolins

The University of Maryland’s Arboretum and Botanical Garden seeks to connect students with the campus. Today’s intern spotlight shines on Lydia Printz, Campus Food Garden Intern.

Intern Spotlight: Mark Santamaria

  • Posted on: 16 October 2018
  • By: msmolins

The University of Maryland’s Arboretum and Botanical Garden seeks to connect students with the campus in a way that other campus organizations can’t; that is, through horticulture and landscaping. Not only does the campus Arboretum focus on connecting volunteers with different gardens and landscapes around campus, but we also provide several internship opportunities for students who want to take things a step above regularly volunteering.

New Garden Honors Work of Professor Weber

  • Posted on: 12 October 2018
  • By: msmolins

Installed in the fall of 2018 on the south side of the Physical Sciences Complex, this garden honors the work of Professor Joseph Weber (1919-2000).

UMD Gardens Win County-Wide Award

  • Posted on: 3 October 2018
  • By: msmolins

Two of the University of Maryland’s gardens have won county-wide recognition by winning the Prince George’s County Beautification Award.

Sustainability Seven: Michael Carmichael, Facilities Management

  • Posted on: 25 September 2018
  • By: msmolins

Michael Carmichael became University of Maryland’s first Stormwater Management and Maintenance Inspector five years ago. He is featured as one of the “Sustainability Seven” because of his dedication to helping make UMD a more sustainable campus through better stormwater management practices.