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Arboretum the focus of Girl Scout Gold Award project

Montgomery native Mia Johnston added signage, bridges and more to help improve the arboretum's walking trails.

Montgomery native Mia Johnston added signage, bridges and more to help improve the arboretum's walking trails.

The walking trails at Troy University’s arboretum received several upgrades recently, thanks to the hard work of a Girl Scout Ambassador.

Mia Johnston, a senior at Booker T. Washington Magnet School in Montgomery, Alabama, chose the arboretum as the focus of her Gold Award project. The Girl Scout Gold Award is the most prestigious award…

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Troy University Arboretum awarded $25,000 grant for continued upgrades

Hyundai officials visited the arboretum Friday to tour the facility and present the grant.

Hyundai officials visited the arboretum Friday to tour the facility and present the grant.

Troy University’s arboretum has been awarded a $25,000 grant from Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama’s (HMMA) Charitable Giving Program for continued upgrades to the arboretum grounds.

Dr. Alvin Diamond, biology professor and arboretum director, said the funds will be used to replace the bridge to the island in Mullis Pond, clear fallen trees, purchase and install a floating…

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Work underway to restore Troy University arboretum

With the help of community members, TROY professors and students, the goal is to restore the arboretum as an educational resource.

With the help of community members, TROY professors and students, the goal is to restore the arboretum as an educational resource.

A group of Troy University professors and students and community volunteers have recently undertaken a massive project—restoring the 75-acre arboretum back to its glory days.

Located on TROY’s campus, the arboretum encompasses seven and a half miles of nature trails, including two self-guided walks with labeled stops, over 500 identified plant species, a pond, an…

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