Category Archives: Green Spaces

Green Oaks Stewards

The stewards at Green Oaks have been working hard this summer keeping the trails clear as part of their duties around Green Oaks to maintain the field station. During the week, the stewards wake up around sunrise to begin their … Continue reading

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Sod Removal at Ingersoll House

Knox College maintenance staff and student workers removed damaged sod at Ingersoll House on Monday. Other construction projects there this summer, in tandem with the lengthy dry spell, took their toll on the existing sod. New sod is scheduled to … Continue reading

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Leaf’s Home for Room and Board

A praying mantis on a leaf. A praying mantis among leaves that have been damaged by Japanese beetles, not visible in this photo, outside the Ford Center for Fine Arts on the Knox campus. The praying mantis is advocated by … Continue reading

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Planting Trees

Grounds crews were out early this morning planting a new Autumn Blaze Pear tree near the Center for Intercultural Life in the Quads residence area. Despite the tree’s name, it only produces small ornamental fruits and won’t produce any pears … Continue reading

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Tree-trimming

Today’s sweltering temperatures didn’t deter the crew that is trimming trees on the Knox College campus.

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