At Work With...Herb White

Herb White

Photo by Mark Stehle

WHO HE IS: Arborist, Morris Arboretum

YEARS AT PENN: 2 1/2

WHAT HE DOES: White’s job sends him up a tree—literally. As arborist, he prunes and maintains the health of the trees in the Arboretum’s living collection. When he’s not climbing trees, he participates in the Arboretum’s educational and outreach activities.

NUMBER OF TREES: 4,796—about one-third of the Arboretum’s living collection of 13,240 plants

CONTACT INFO: 215-247-5777, ext. 122

Originally published on April 15, 2004