Tag Archive for arboretum

So long, Skip: saying goodbye to “Clark’s Lorax”

Skip and Lori Jimerson

On September 24, Clark College bid a fond farewell to retiring Grounds Manager Skip Jimerson. The Penguin Student Lounge was filled with colleagues who’d worked with Jimerson over his quarter-century at the college. Jimerson began his career at Clark as a custodian in 1990 and shortly thereafter moved to the grounds division. Once there, his…

Green Penguins with Wet Feathers

Rain doesn’t dampen volunteers’ efforts to plant trees at Clark      As Kermit the Frog once sang, it’s not easy being green. Admittedly, Kermit probably wasn’t talking about shoveling dirt in a cold, quintessentially Pacific Northwest drizzle. But members of the Clark College and greater Vancouver community banded together on November 6 to do…