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SUMMER 2001 • VOLUME 6, NUMBER 1

One with Nature: Mount Holyoke's Changing Landscape

New England is known for its landscape's permutations—spring's pungent scatterings of skunk cabbages meld into summer cornstalk phalanxes; hillsides bedecked in fall oranges and yellows give way to ice forests glimmering in winter light. The 800 acres of wetlands, forests, meadows, and lawns that encompass Mount Holyoke's campus are part of a natural and human-guided cycle of growth and renewal. This spring, as nesting robins looked on, crocuses made their debut, and campus frogs peeped, the College broke ground on two major construction projects, celebrated the completion of a third, and made plans for a fourth. Can a campus widely acknowledged as one of the most beautiful in the United States get any better? You bet.
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