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Fracture Trace
Allée
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Limestone
Rock Outcropping
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Prairie
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Construction

Eastern Inner Loop

While fields of corn are a familiar sight now, the Arboretum will recreate specific habitats that have dwindled or nearly been eliminated on this land, including a savanna and a barrens community. Interpretive displays will help tell the story of this ridge and valley province, both before and after European settlement.
 


The Arboretum will be a place of beauty, an important cultural feature of the University and the community.

 


Fracture Trace Allée

 
Source: Sasaki Associates, Inc.
The trace fracture line plantings will introduce a complementary element of geometry into the natural areas, somewhat reminiscent of agricultural hedgerows, but simultaneously “natural” in their expression of the pattern of the underlying bedrock geology. The fracture line allées will be among the most memorable experiences in the Arboretum landscape and express an order that is unique to the region and the site.
 

 


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