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Students walk in the Wintergreen Gorge at Penn State Behrend

Trail-improvement plan will protect Behrend's 'living lab'

The Wintergreen Gorge is one of Penn State Behrend’s greatest assets. The new episode of “This is Behrend,” the college’s video series, outlines what’s being done to protect the trail system.
Students walk through Wintergreen Gorge at Penn State Behrend.

Penn State Behrend Wintergreen Gorge walk

Improvements to the trail system in the Wintergreen Gorge at Penn State Behrend will protect plant and animal life in the area, which is popular with hikers and trail runners.

Students walk through Wintergreen Gorge at Penn State Behrend

Trail plan will protect Behrend's 'living lab'

The Wintergreen Gorge is one of the college's greatest assets. Our video series, 'This is Behrend,' details how we plan to preserve it.
Students walk through Wintergreen Gorge at Penn State Behrend

Students hike through Wintergreen Gorge

Penn State Behrend is studying how best to maintain the trail system in the Wintergreen Gorge, a wooded area on and adjacent to the campus.

Glenhill Farmhouse at Penn State Behrend

Fall leaf color showcases Behrend's 'Tree Campus USA' designation

In addition to its educational mission, the college is an arboretum, with more than 200 tree species on an 854-acre campus. This is the best time to see them.
Glenhill Farmhouse at Penn State Behrend

Penn State Behrend earns 'Tree Campus USA' recognition

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has again earned the "Tree Campus USA" designation. The college is also an arboretum, with more than 200 tree species on a 854-acre campus.
Glenhill Farmhouse at Penn State Behrend

Glenhill Farmhouse foliage

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has again earned Tree Campus USA recognition. The college also is an arboretum, with more than 200 tree species on a 700-acre campus.

A student studies in Penn State Behrend's John M. Lilley Library

Books not the only measure of growth at Penn State Behrend's Lilley Library

With 6,000 student visits every week, the John M. Lilley Library at Penn State Behrend is getting louder. The librarians say that's a good thing.
A student studies in Penn State Behrend's Lilley Library

Penn State Behrend's Lilley Library

"People think a library has to be a quiet, stuffy place," says Stephanie Diaz, a reference and instruction librarian at Penn State Behrend's John M. Lilley Library. "There's value in that. But there's a lot more to what we do here."

A student reads in the John M. Lilley Library at Penn State Behrend.

Books not the only measure of growth at Lilley Library

With 6,000 student visits every week, the library is getting louder. The librarians say that's a good thing.

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