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has been in bloom for several weeks now. Enjoy them at multiple locations on campus. Pictured: detail of one of six trees behind Memorial Church, on Escondido Mall.
Magnolia × soulangeana
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Savoring Stanford’s Trees: A Campus Contemplative Walk
Nov 2016. Explore some of campus’s most diverse plant species in and around the main quad, as part of
Contemplation by Design Summit
week. Open to all. Register for Nov 5 at 10 am, Nov 5 at 1 pm, or Nov 6 at 1 pm.
Separate walks led concurrently by Herb Fong and Sairus Patel.
Oaks at Stanford: A Review of the Past & Glimpse of the Future
June 11, 2016. Join expert arborist and oak specialist Dave Muffly in the Stanford Arboretum as we explore a decade of experimentation with new oak species at Stanford. A variety of new oak species and hybrids have been planted, such as chestnut-leaved oak, Mt. Tabor’s oak, and Palestine oak. They grow alongside native trees both mature and recently planted. This juxtaposition provides a powerful introduction to one of the hottest topics in biosciences today, the question of whether to incorporate climate change adaptivity into our landscape choices.
Trees of Stanford: A Walk through Time
Oct 10, 2015. Panel discussion with celebrated tree experts:
Herb Fong Stanford Grounds guru for over 36 years.
Matt Ritter Author of “A Californian’s Guide to the Trees Among Us.”
Dave Muffly Senior Arborist for Apple.
Moderated by Sairus Patel.
Guided tree walks afterwards. Co-presented by Canopy and the Stanford Historical Society.
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