Category Archives: General

A Trip to Cornell

Photography: Longwood Graduate Fellows At the peak of fall color in mid-October, all ten Longwood Graduate Fellows and our Director, Dr. Lyons, journeyed to Ithaca, New York for a field trip to Cornell Plantations. Before sunrise on the first day, … Continue reading

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First year Fellows visit Chanticleer

(written by Laurie Metzger, photographs by Chunying Ling) It was a sunny, sometimes cloudy– typically capricious Autumn day in Eastern PA when we made a visit to Chanticleer. A seeming anomaly in a region dominated by DuPont estates turned public … Continue reading

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Mt. Cuba Center

August 17, 2012 – Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE (written by Lindsey K. Kerr, photographs by Chunying Ling) Bright and early, the First Year Fellows and Dr. Lyons left Townsend Hall for Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware. Mt. Cuba … Continue reading

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LGP Symposium One Month Away

The Longwood Graduate Symposium, The Panda and the Public Garden: Reimaging our Conservation Message, is less than one month away, and we are busy as bees pulling together the last details of what will be a most enjoyable symposium experience … Continue reading

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Safely in Singapore

January 8, 2012 – Singapore Zoo, Singapore (written by Martin Smit, photographs by Nate Tschaenn ) Everything went seamlessly as our group all ascended on Singapore from various corners of the earth. The drive to the hotel immediately blew us … Continue reading

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Forty five years? Check.

After over a decade apart, the LGP alums finally reunited this June 26th in the Italian Water Garden at Longwood.  Alumni from near and far came together to celebrate 45 years of the Graduate Program, reconnect with classmates, and meet … Continue reading

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Note from the Director: Reunion!

I’m into my 7th year directing the Program and really look forward to seeing all the Former Fellows who worked with me starting in 2005. However, my connection to the Program goes back much further when I was on the … Continue reading

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EI Spring Field Trip: Organic Mechanics Soil

(written by Felicia Yu; photos by Dongah Shin) The Organic Mechanics Soil processing facility, complete with industrial found-object landscaping. On a not-so-unlucky Friday the 13th, Laura Vogel, Rebecca Pineo, Dongah Shin, Ashby Leavell, Raakel Toppila, and I went on our … Continue reading

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Electronics Recycling Day – perfect spring weather edition

(written by Felicia Yu; photos by Raakel Toppila) Tis the season…for getting rid of trunk-loads of old electronics! Some junk items just have more character than others. Our fifth Electronics Recycling Day for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources … Continue reading

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Scott Arboretum – July 23, 2010

Located on the campus of Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania the pristine gardens and majestic trees of Scott Arboretum make this campus one of the most beautiful in the United States. This unique setting also makes the Arboretum one of … Continue reading

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