Have you noticed the beautiful split rail wooden fence now being erected on the perimeter of the West Bruceton side of the Pleasant Hills Arboretum?  This new and attractive rustic fence was made possible by a donation from the estate of Pleasant Hills resident, Deborah Heilman.  

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Replacing the Japanese Umbrella tree near the parking lot is our newest planting, a Yellowwood tree.  This rare North American species of tree is noted for its pale yellow flowers, but our species is even more unique.  

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We will be asking for volunteers to help with a possible tree planting date in the Fall of 2016.  The Board of Directors has completed another application for the planting of new young trees through Tree Vitalize.  Our application is currently under review.  

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Thanks to the generous donation of hundreds of bulbs last Fall by Sam Webb, we had a beautiful showing of Daffodils to enjoy on our Arboretum grounds!

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The Arboretum Board is pleased to announce that the Pleasant Hills Arboretum is now home to an officially registered Little Free Library!   

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Visitors to the Pleasant Hills Arboretum will be pleased to know that we now have another ancient and rare tree growing in the Pleasant Hills Arboretum.  

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Resting under the shade of the London plane tree is a brand new picnic table, provided to the Pleasant Hills Arboretum through the generosity of our Pleasant Hills Lion’s Club.  

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We are featured in the Laurel Mountain Post! Read it here.

Arboretum Board and Volunteers Dig Their New Trees! On November 15, 2014, more than 25 volunteers gathered on a cold and frosty morning at the Pleasant Hills Arboretum for the planting of 18 new trees received through a grant from Tree Vitalize.

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After several decades of over browsing by deer in the Pleasant Hills Arboretum, the Arboretum Board decided to take action to prevent continued damage to the understory of the forest environment, a problem that is causing the failed regeneration of trees, shrubs, and plants.

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