Historic Ash Tree

Jim Abbot, adjunct professor of classics, talks about Agnes Scott’s historic white ash. This immense white ash (Fraxinus americana, next to the parking lot) is thought to be older even than the College, founded in 1889. These trees can live … Continue reading

Psychological Benefits

Student Kimberly Reeves ’12, project coordinator of the Agnes Scott Arboretum, talks about the psychological benefits of trees. Green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica ‘Oconee’) is a dioecious (di-ee-shus) tree species. Some individuals are male, some female. When a tree has both … Continue reading