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These goats (from Eco-Goat) are a natural, sustainable alternative to herbicide and they are helping to keep our arboretum campus beautiful. These goats (from Eco-Goat) are a natural, sustainable alternative to herbicide and they are helping to keep our arboretum campus beautiful.

Eco-goats on campus

“Haverford” in Welsh, according to one translation, means “goat crossing.” Last week, we welcomed a herd of those furry, hoofed creatures to campus as a means of keeping invasive plant species under control.

Haverford College's nature trail Through his blog, horticulturist Mike Startup shares images, gardening tips and a behind the scenes look at tending the campus.

The Campus

The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. Our meticulously maintained 200 acres contain a nature trail, a Pinetum and flower gardens.

Japanese maple Many of Haverford's trees are historic or uncommon in today’s landscape. Browse the Arboretum's collections to learn more.

Under an Oak

A collaboration between Haverford’s Arboretum Association and Thomas Devaney‘s Advanced Poetry Workshop led to “Under an Oak: A Tree Poetry Tour,” in which Devaney’s students read their original poems dedicated to campus trees.

Haverford College's nature trail Through his blog, horticulturist Mike Startup shares images, gardening tips and a behind the scenes look at tending the campus.

The Campus

The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. Our meticulously maintained 200 acres contain a nature trail, a Pinetum and flower gardens.

Japanese maple Many of Haverford's trees are historic or uncommon in today’s landscape. Browse the Arboretum's collections to learn more.

Under an Oak

A collaboration between Haverford’s Arboretum Association and Thomas Devaney‘s Advanced Poetry Workshop led to “Under an Oak: A Tree Poetry Tour,” in which Devaney’s students read their original poems dedicated to campus trees.

Penn Treaty Elm Haverford's elm is a direct descendant of the famous tree under which William Penn met with Lenape Chief Tamanend in 1682 and pledged a treaty of friendship.

The Penn Treaty Elm

Haverford’s serene campus is a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens and wooded areas.

Tree Campus USA Join us on campus for our Arbor Day tree planting, Friday, April 27th, at noon, Chase Hall.

Tree Campus USA

The Arboretum has been named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, which recognizes campuses that effectively manage their trees, connect with the community to foster healthy urban landscapes and involve the students with learning opportunities centered on … Continue reading

Penn Treaty Elm Haverford's elm is a direct descendant of the famous tree under which William Penn met with Lenape Chief Tamanend in 1682 and pledged a treaty of friendship.

The Penn Treaty Elm

Haverford’s serene campus is a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens and wooded areas.