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.
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.
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.