Explore the science, sights, sounds, and seasons
Arboretum (trail Brochure)
for broadband access. On PC's: use MS Internet Explorer & Windows
Media Player 9+.
On MAC's: requires Media Player 9 running on OS10, browsing with Explorer rather
the links provided above to view video explanations, undertake
virtual walks, examine maps and air photographs, and learn more
about the Biology, Earth Science, and Sustainability of the ECSU
Arboretum (Environmental Field Laboratory). Alternatively, visit
the arboretum, enjoy its scenic walking path and view various
aspects of this urban-influenced and forested landscape. Please
return to this site again to view updates !
Portions of this web site have received
funding support from CSU Pilot funds, and AAUP curriculum and faculty
Media Services support staff Craig Naumec and Paul Melmer have provided
key support with student assistance from Sheena Williams, Saul Rodriguez,
Greg Hartzel, and Adam Wurtzle. Vitaliy Fridman provided extensive technical
support in collecting and editing video and managing video encoding
hardware. Environmental Earth Science students Kristin Schroeder, Evan Thomas, John Liddon, and Amie Leandro helped collect images from the arboretum, while Thorne Palmer
played guitar in some video segments. Kristin Schroeder made significant improvements to the web photogalleries. Kristin Spinelli, a RHAM middle
school teacher in Hebron, CT. contributed powerpoint files and video
discussion on use of the Arboretum by middle school teachers. We appreciate
the many Biology, Environmental Earth Science, and Sustainable Energy
students as well as the ECSU community for their interest in the Arboretum.