St. Mary’s campus farm was profiled in the article “Campus Farm Feeds Community Spirit” in the November issue of “Lancaster Farming”. The article highlights the impact that the farm has on the campus community. Read More
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Did you know that Elizabeth Black’s Hydrophilidae Triangularus exemplifies the abilities students develop through interdisciplinary study. She drew these giant water-scavenger beetles in her Scientific Illustration course, which links biology and art.
The Campus Community Farm started as a small, almost invisible patch of ground between the Greens and what is now LQ. In this small, shaded plot, the Community Garden Club maintained its steadily-producing garden, but dreamed of bigger things. In 2010, those dreams became a reality when the Community Garden Club leased a piece of Find out more »
. . . that St. Mary’s River Project (SMRP) students measure nutrients in our river’s water to determine if there are extreme amounts. Surplus nutrients cause excessive algal growth, which can result in no-oxygen conditions that kill fish. Drawing by Elizabeth Black ’08