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Nurturing Natives

2013-12-11T16:02:41-04:00October 16th, 2013|Categories: Campus, Home Stories, Water and Landscaping|Tags: , , , , |

Click the photo to view more pictures of native plants on campus. With numerous breathtaking views, Wake Forest University’s beauty goes beyond the brick and mortar that composes the bones of the campus – it’s also in the Magnolia trees that outline Manchester Plaza, the curry-colored Black-Eyed Susans in front of Alumni Hall, and [...]

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A new tree honors Tu B’Shevat

2013-12-12T16:25:04-04:00February 4th, 2013|Categories: Cultural Climate, Home Stories, Water and Landscaping|Tags: |

Wake Forest Hillel, the Office of Sustainability, and Landscaping Services partnered for a celebration of Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish New Year for trees, on Friday, February 1st. Students and staff braced against the cold on the Benson Circle to plant a new willow oak in honor of the holiday, a celebration of connectedness. Shoshanna Goldin, president [...]

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Rain garden solves erosion problem

2013-12-11T16:35:53-04:00July 1st, 2012|Categories: Buildings, Home Stories, Water and Landscaping|Tags: , |

Click the photo to view more pictures of the rain garden. This spring Landscaping Services staff implemented an innovative solution to an erosion problem caused by copper runoff from the roof of Winston Hall. Runoff from copper rain gutters and roofs, commonplace across North Carolina, can be a source of soil contamination. The idea [...]

Partnership celebrates trees

2012-02-20T16:55:07-04:00February 20th, 2012|Categories: Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship, Water and Landscaping|Tags: , , , , , |

The Office of Sustainability, Landscaping Services and Wake Forest Hillel joined together to celebrate Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish New Year of Trees. On February 10, students and staff members gathered to plant a willow oak tree on a green patch of earth in the loop between Reynolda Hall and Reynolds Gym. In addition to their efforts [...]

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University hosts Arbor Day Celebration

2011-06-07T13:07:13-04:00June 2nd, 2011|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Campus, Culture, Home Stories, Stewardship, Water and Landscaping|Tags: , , |

As a part of the 13 Days of Celebrating the Earth,  Landscaping Services, the Office of Sustainability and Residence Life & Housing hosted the university’s first-ever Arbor Day Celebration at 4 p.m. April 15. Attendees gathered on this warm, bright afternoon in the newly renovated outdoor area outside of North Campus Apartments Building 1. [...]

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