The ECSU Arboretum - Environmental Field Laboratory
A Virtual Field Site in & Linked to:
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Link To Video Explanations Link To Virtual Reality Elements Link To Maps & Images Link To Reports  

Explore the science, sights, sounds, and seasons of
ECSU's Arboretum
(trail Brochure)
(designed 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 than Safari)

Navigate 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 !

Acknowledgment & Support
Portions of this web site have received funding support from CSU Pilot funds, and AAUP curriculum and faculty development grants.
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.

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