BENJAMIN BLACKBURN SCHOLARSHIP LECTURE RETURNS TO THE FRELINGHUYSEN ARBORETUM

Monday, March 1st, the Sugarloaf section of Lewis Morris County Park will be closed due to tree work.

Monday, March 1st, the Sugarloaf section of Lewis Morris County Park will be closed due to tree work.

BENJAMIN BLACKBURN SCHOLARSHIP LECTURE RETURNS TO THE FRELINGHUYSEN ARBORETUM

Thursday, January 09, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ. On Saturday, February 1, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., join Rob Cardillo, Professional Garden Photographer, as he shares his skills and knowledge of the art of garden photography. This special, annual program benefits the Blackburn Scholarship in honor of Dr. Benjamin Blackburn.

Spend the afternoon learning the craft of sweeping landscapes and compelling plant close ups through engaging instructive stories. Rob provides you with new tools and ideas to help you find and translate your own vision of Eden.

Now in its 41st year, the Benjamin Blackburn Scholarship is awarded by The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum to celebrate Dr. Benjamin Blackburn’s contributions to the Morris County Park Commission. Proceeds from this lecture benefit the scholarship. Dr. Blackburn taught botany at Drew University, authored numerous books and papers on horticulture, and hosted a popular radio program for many years. His work at the Morris County Park Commission was an important contribution to the continuing legacy of beauty at these properties.

The cost of this program is $50 per person. Please register by January 27. The snow date for this program is Sunday, February 2. For more information and directions to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, visit arboretumfriends.org.

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