Entries tagged with ‘Arboretum’

Memorial for Former ELCA Presiding Bishop Herbert Chilstrom

The first-ever presiding bishop of the ELCA, Rev. Dr. Herbert Chilstrom, passed away Jan 19. A memorial service takes place on Sat., Feb. 15.

Chilstrom Named Interim Director of Arboretum

Former Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and longtime St. Peter resident Herbert Chilstrom has been named Interim Director of the Linnaeus Arboretum at Gustavus Adolphus College.

May 8 is Arboretum Volunteer Day

In recognition of National Public Gardens Day, the Linnaeus Arboretum at Gustavus Adolphus College will host Arboretum Volunteer Day from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 8.

Linnaeus Symposium Set for April 22

The 2009 Linnaeus Symposium at Gustavus Adolphus College will take place Wednesday, April 22, which happens to be Earth Day. This year's symposium is titled "Global Trees: Releaf — Relief," and will give attendees the opportunity to learn from and dialogue with some of the nation's well known tree experts.

Gustavus Unveils First Linnaeus Arboretum Calendar

Gustavus Adolphus College recently created and published its first Linnaeus Arboretum calendar. The 2009 calendar features an array of photographs taken in and near the College's Linnaeus Arboretum by local photographer and retired Gustavus controller, Anders Bjorling, a 1958 Gustavus graduate.

Linnaeus Arboretum to Host Summer Garden Tour

Friends of Linnaeus Arboretum at Gustavus Adolphus College will host a Summer Solstice Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 22. The tour will begin and end at the Linnaeus Arboretum in St. Peter with stops scheduled in New Ulm, Minn., at the August Schell Brewery, Museum, and Gardens and the Gigi and Scott Rysdahl Residence.

Linnaeus Symposium Will Celebrate Swedish Botanist

Gustavus Adolphus College will hold its second Linnaeus Symposium on April 25. This year's event, titled "Linnaeus @ 300," was planned to correspond with the 300th anniversary of the birth of Carl Linnaeus, the Swedish botanist for whom the Gustavus arboretum is named.