My Colby-Sawyer Experience

The best way to teach is to show children that you are interested in their lives, and Windy Hill is certainly a part of their lives, so that is where we started.
Kate Callahan, Child Development major

175th Celebration

In 2012 the college celebrated 175 years as an institution of teaching and learning. Visit the 175th website for more information and to view photos of the events.

Quercus emoryi
Fagaceae

Leaves: 2.5" long. Yellowish green. They are stiff, leathery and shiny. The margins have spiny teeth and a sharp tip. Mature leaves are fuzzy where it joins the stem.

Flowers/Fruit: The male is a drooping catkin. The female flower is a short spike containing a brown, .75" acorn.

Twigs: Opposite.

Bark: Black with rectangular plates

Form/Habitat: Emory Oak is found in moist canyons or dry foothills, 4000' to 8,000'. Their range is southeastern Arizona into western Texas to Mexico.


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