One student’s vision of renovating a section of a historic property to evolve into an outdoor classroom and public space with student and faculty stewardship, has come to fruition. Eliot Nagele (SEBS 2015) undertook an independent study and completed a G. H. Cook Honors thesis on the restoration and prolonged maintenance of the Arbor Trail, […]
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The Arbor Trail is located behind the University Inn and Conference Center on the Douglass Campus. Rutgers purchased the property in 1965. The Inn is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and the trail had its grand re-opening on Rutgers Day 2015 on April 25, as part of the Inn’s anniversary celebration. In 1908, armed […]
Rutgers environmental planning and design major Eliot Nagele (SEBS 2015), stumbled upon the remnants of a trail behind the University Inn and Conference Center when he was cleaning up a nearby creek in 2013. His work to renovate the trail and restore it as an outdoor classroom is documented in Unearthing a Buried Treasure, Parts […]
(Spring 2015 Trail Update: Plans are in the works for a Rutgers Day event celebrating the Inn’s 50th anniversary. For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.) Literally off the beaten path in the woods on the Douglass Residential Campus, Eliot Nagele (SEBS ’15) stumbled across a hidden trail while doing clean-up around a nearby creek. Intrigued, Nagele set about […]