CAMPUS AS ARBORETUM
Last year, the Fay Hyland Arboretum on
campus observed its 70th anniversary. The wooded 10 acres along the
Stillwater River harbors plants from Maine and throughout the world,
many cultivated by the arboretum's founder, renowned botanist Fay
Hyland, to serve as a living learning tool for students and the public.
Today, the Hyland Arboretum is part of an even larger living laboratory.
This one is campuswide. With the help
of the Campus Arboretum and Beautification Committee, UMaine's 600-acre
campus is now managed as an arboretum for its educational and aesthetic