Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia draws visitors with its careful interpretation of the past. The researched recreation of formal gardens, architecture, and costumed re-enactors bring eighteenth-century America to life. But another layer of that careful interpretation of the past recently received important recognition.
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As the superintendent of two cemeteries that date to the 1850s, Chris Cooke knows the importance of thinking for the long-term. “In any given day my problems can go back to 1853,” he said of his day-to-day duties managing Oak Hill Cemetery and Arboretum and Locust Hill Cemetery and Arboretum. Both are located in Evansville, Ind. […]
As one of the largest employers in the south side of San Antonio, Texas, and with 2,000 acres under its care, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc. (TMMTX) is in a position to have an impact on its community. When TMMTX opened an 11,000-square foot pollinator garden this spring as part of a recent upgrade to […]
In the garden Betty Truax has built around her home near Charlottesville, Va., there are plenty of places to sit and observe. That’s by design, because without taking the time to stop and look closely, you might miss all the action. It’s through close observation that Truax has witnessed and photographed some of her most […]
The word “legacy” comes to mind a lot for Ann Marie Chapman, visitor services manager at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge. That’s because the 2,500-acre preserve where she works, located about 65 miles outside of New York City on Long Island, exists because of a gift made 70 years ago. Maurice Wertheim, a New York investment […]