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Japanese Master Gardeners Work with Landscape Architecture Department to Save Maple Tree

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Japanese maple in front of Deike Building

Invited Japanese master gardeners Kurato Fujimoto and Dr. Kibo Hagino worked with the Penn State Department of Landscape Architecture and Office of Physical Plant staff, teaching traditional tree preservation techniques and then installing traditional support braces on a threatened maple tree on the University Park campus. The crutches and braces were installed the week of Dec. 2. For the full story, click here.