• Cora Hartshorn Arboretum Fundraising for New Exhibit in Historic Stone House

    SHORT HILLS, NJ – The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum, a very special 16-acre nature conservancy located in Millburn/Short Hills, a peaceful but wonderfully dynamic nature sanctuary with remarkable historical significance dating back to the very early roots of our community. It’s a beautiful place to walk, run, hike, explore, camp and spend great family time together […]

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  • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum, Millburn-Short Hills Chinese Association and MHS Environmental and International Clubs Host Lunar New Year Celebration

    In spite of gloomy weather, spirits were high on Sunday, January 22, as the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum, in partnership with the Chinese Association of Millburn-Short Hills and members from Millburn High School’s Environmental and International Clubs, hosted the second annual Lunar New Year and Welcome Spring Celebration at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. […]

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  • Hartshorn Arboretum Welcomes Lunar New Year

    The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum, in partnership with the Chinese Association of Millburn-Short Hills and the Millburn High School International Club, will host the second annual Lunar New Year and Welcome Spring Celebration on Sunday, Jan. 22, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Shake off the winter blues, make some noise and […]

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  • Welcome the Year of the Rooster at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum!

      The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum, in partnership with the Chinese Association of Millburn-Short Hills and Millburn High School is proud to present: 2nd Annual Lunar New Year and Spring Celebration Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 12-4 Lion Parades: 1:00 and 3:00 Light Refreshments will be provided. Admission $8/person Join us for an afternoon of crafts, […]

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  • Registration Open for Winter Classes and Programs

    Register Online Today for our Winter Programs! Registration is now open for Winter classes and events!  From our Arboretum Sprouts to our Snow Moon Hike, there is something for everyone this winter at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum. The woodlands in winter hold, mysterious long nights, shorter days and an adventure anywhere you look.  Please join us […]

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  • Should Scientists bring back Cougars to control the Deer Population?

    SHORT HILLS – A group of scientists wants to reintroduce cougars into New Jersey’s ecosystem in an attempt to lower the deer population. A recent study published in the “Society of Conservation Biology” found that bringing back wild cougars to the Eastern United States could save human lives by thinning the deer population. According to […]

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  • How a dose of nature can keep us healthy in mind and body

    If there were a free, readily available medication to keep your mind sharp, improve memory and perhaps even protect against dementia, wouldn’t you want a dose of it? This remedy exists, but it’s not a pill. It’s a place. And you’ll find it as close as the nearest park. Medical science is rediscovering what landscape […]

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  • All About Camp: Curious Campers

    By TAP MILLBURN/SHORT HILLS STAFF May 30, 2016 at 6:37 AM SHORT HILLS, NJ – Each week of Summer Camp, your child gets to learn about a new topic!  During the week of June 27 the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum presents Curious Campers. Turtle Tots (3 1/2 to 5 years old) Each day, we will explore the […]

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  • 6th Annual Arbor Day is On As Scheduled!

    Good Morning Friends and Neighbors! Our 6th Annual Arbor Day “Arb-B-Que” Celebration is on as scheduled!  Don’t worry, you didn’t miss your chance to sign-up.  Walk-ins are welcome.  Just a refresher- the event is going on from 11am to 3pm here at the Arboretum- 324 Forest Drive S. in Short Hills, NJ.  This year’s event […]

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  • Billions of Cicadas are Ready to Swarm…

    They’re very noisy, and they’re creepy looking too. And they’re getting ready to emerge from the ground after 17 years in hiding. Cicadas are making a big comeback this spring. But not here in New Jersey, experts say. A large group of those annoying red-eyed insects known as Brood V will soon be invading southwestern […]

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