Winterthur to host regional intern outreach

Winterthur will host more than 100 interns from more than 15 public gardens and other environmental nonprofit organizations in the region on July 12 for the 2018 Regional Intern Outreach Day. Participants will remove invasive plants in landscape areas at beloved Delaware gardens.

This annual event provides meaningful horticultural experience for regional interns, focusing on service while providing opportunities for networking and professional enrichment.

The off-site work locations are at Gibraltar and Brandywine Creek State Park.

Interns from the following organizations will participate:  The Ambler Arboretum of Temple University, Chanticleer, Delaware Center for Horticulture, Delaware State Park, University of Pennsylvania’s James G. Kaskey Memorial Park, Jenkins Arboretum, John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove, Longwood Gardens, Morris Arboretum, Mt. Cuba Center, Neighborhood Gardens Trust, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Rutgers Gardens, Scott Arboretum, Tyler Arboretum, University of Delaware Botanic Gardens, and Winterthur.

Winterthur is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday and is located on Route 52, six miles northwest of Wilmington, and five miles south of U.S. Route 1.

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