John F. Pilger

Among the younger trees on the Agnes Scott College campus are some that have been planted as memorials and others that honor long-serving members of the staff and faculty. Look for the plaques that mark these trees as you tour the arboretum.

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John F. Pilger is William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Biology and co-director of Environmental and Sustainability Studies. His tree is is a Harvest Moon southern sugar maple (Acer saccharum x barbatum ‘Sandersville’).

 

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