My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“I'm a firm believer in getting students out of the classroom and into experiences in nature. If students get out of their element, in a new place that stimulates their senses, that's where the best learning happens.”
Natural Sciences Assistant Professor Nick Baer

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.

Rough-stemmed goldenrod solidago rugosa
Composite Compositae family

Leaves: Wrinkled very hairy leaves and stem. Leaves are coarsely toothed and lance shaped, 3-4" in length.

Flower: Flower form 6-10 rays at the top of the flower.

Form/habitat: Common in fields and thickets. Grows one to seven feet high.

NWI Status: FAC

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