SUMMER 2001 VOLUME 6, NUMBER 1
with Nature: Mount Holyoke's Changing Landscape
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?
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