With Goats, Glen restoration moves forward
Goats from a local farm in Harford County are part of ongoing efforts to control invasive species and increase the number of native plants in the Glen Arboretum.Newsroom Story
The Glen Arboretum is a treasured campus and community resource located adjacent to Smith and Van Bokkelen Halls.
For decades the 10 acres of woods that make up the Glen have been used by students and faculty as a place of quiet repose and scientific exploration. Our mission today is to:
The Glen Arboretum is a valuable resource for ongoing research in biology and chemistry, and a central location for the experiential learning-based program, the Towson University Challenge Course. Future plans for the Glen involve development of new signage, more accessible foot paths and restoration of the picnic areas.
Your donations can help support the research and restoration efforts that take place every year within the Glen Arboretum. If you want to support the Glen Arboretum there are two funds to which you can donate:
The Glen Arboretum Operating Fund: This fund provides immediate resources for the maintenance, research and restoration efforts occurring within the Glen Arboretum right now. Choose this fund if you want to make an immediate impact.
The Glen Arboretum Endowment: The Glen Arboretum Endowment is used to provide long term care — tree plantings, protection from invasive species and restoration of the pathways — that help keep the Glen Arboretum accessible to everyone. Choose this fund to provide on-going, long term support.