The reconstruction of a 100-year-old granite arch in College of the Atlantic’s Sunken Garden is led by Yaniv Korman ’18, with help from the Maine Stone Mason’s Guild and COA students learning about landscape architecture. From the Mount Desert Islander.
The longtime Wild Gardens devotees and volunteers join for a special evening of readings from their new book about the remarkable, 55-year-old garden, which is home to over 400 indigenous plant species. COA and Friends of Acadia host a reception in COA’s Beatrix Farrand Garden following this Acadia Centennial event.
Anne Kozak, director of COA’s writing center, Sue Leiter, a retired school library media specialist, and photographer and COA alumnus Josh Winer ’91 collaborate on a new book, The Wild Gardens of Acadia. The trio discuss their work at a special book launch party.
As we delve into issues of food sourcing in the 21st century, we often overlook the concept of developing resilient and abundant seed networks, which would allow us to breed regionally adapted plant varieties.