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.
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.
Come one and all to 2019 Celebration of Maryland's Arbor Day!
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!
If you parked in Lot 6, or noticed the construction behind Oakland Hall along Hwy 193, you may have seen our Campus Creek restoration in progress this past fall. Read on for more information about this important project from our campus Stormwater Manager and Maintenance Inspector, Michael Carmichael.
In a new collaborative study out of UMD and Cornell University, researchers find that as little as 10 minutes of leisure time experiencing nature can measurably improve your mental health and wellbeing.
The University of Maryland was honored with the 2019 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management—an honor that has been bestowed to the UMD Arboretum for twelve consecutive years. The university is one of only 25 institutions nationally who can claim this impressive distinction.