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2013-10-24 12:22:45

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A gift from the granddaughter of Michigan alumnus Dr. William E. Upjohn to Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum will help restore and protect the largest collection of heirloom peonies in North America. The gift honors Dr. Upjohn and establishes the W.E. Upjohn Peony Garden Fund to care for the historically and internationally significant Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden. The $500,000 gift from Martha G. Parfet,...

2008-08-19 03:00:24

By Fitzgerald, Judith M Loeb, Robert E FITZGERALD, J. M. (Department of Biology, Lehman College, City University of New York, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, BRONX, NY, 10468) AND R. E. LOEB (Department of Biology, DuBois Campus, The Pennsylvania State University, DuBois, PA 15801). Historical ecology of Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan, New York. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 135: 281-293. 2008.-Colonial period agriculture and vegetation clearance practices during the American Revolution destroyed the...