Open House
Saturday, September 26, 2015
9:00am – Noon

The Board of the Pleasant Hills Arboretum invites you to celebrate the 65th Anniversary of the Pleasant Hills Arboretum.  The Arboretum was provided to the community through the generosity and vision of A.W. Robertson in 1950, and it is maintained for the enjoyment of the community through the continuing generosity of Borough residents.

There will be free walks and talks, fun children’s activities, and light refreshments for all.  You can purchase an attractive new t-shirt designed for the occasion.  So stop by any time during the morning to help us celebrate the gift of this great green space that generations of residents and visitors have been privileged to enjoy!

8:00 – Bird Walk with Bob Mulvihill
9:30 – Anniversary Tree Planting
10:00 – Tree Walk with Paul Beck

Ongoing Activities:
Help us mulch trees
Do a leaf rubbing or participate in a scavenger hunt
Bring a nature related book for, or take a book from, the Arboretum’s Little Free Library
Enjoy light refreshments
Purchase one of our new t-shirts for $10
. . . and more.

 

Events

Arboretum Receives Tree Vitalize Grant; Volunteers needed to Plant!

The Pleasant Hills Arboretum Board is happy to report the award of a grant for eighteen trees for this fall planting season. The trees to be planted would add to our tree diversity and provide visual and educational interest to visitors to the Arboretum. The new trees include Ginkgo, Bald Cypress, Paw Paw, Serbian Spruce, American Hornbeam, Osage Orange, Ohio Buckeye, Yellow Buckeye, Catalpa, American Sweetgum, Kentucky Coffee tree, American Beech, and White pine.

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Community Day Report, Winners

Community counts!

The Pleasant Hills Arboretum Board would like to thank all of those who stopped and visited our booth on Community Day, August, 9, 2014.

Thanks to Sam Sinderson for supplying the table for the booth, Ann Talarek for supplying the chairs, Pam Ferkett and Bob Mulvihill for helping to supply the table. Additional thanks goes to Eileen Bourgeois for coordinating the organization of the booth and helping with the distribution of the Pleasant Hills Arboretum pencils, as well as the "Common Trees of Pennsylvania" booklets courtesy of Bill Kortz, State Representative. Thank you so much to Dick Till and Davey Tree Company for donating the beautiful spreading Juniper plant for our no money raffle prize to the community.

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Volunteer Work Day, May 2nd
Volunteer work day is scheduled for Saturday May 2nd  from 9 AM  till noon.  We request your help with spring clean up and spreading mulch.

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