2018 Perennials Exchange

Craighead House’s Annual Perennial Exchange will be held on April 28. The exchange will be followed by a talk on Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Garden by a Penn State Master Gardener. For more information click: Perennial exchange Craighead 2018

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Fall 2016 Craighead House Chronicles Is Now Out

Newsletter Masthead

The fifth edition of Craighead House Chronicles is now out. You can download it here:   Fall 2016

or email CraigheadHouse@gmail.com to have it automatically sent to you.

If you want a hardcopy, just print the PDF on 8.5 X 11 inch paper on a color printer. If your printer will print two-sided, you may have to check the flip option. It prints neatly on both sides of two sheets of paper. Fold the sheets in half and you have a booklet.

The End of an Era

A month after turning 100, John Johnson Craighead died in his sleep Sunday morning September 18, 2016. Two weeks later, his 96-year-old bride of 71 years, Margaret “Cony” Craighead passed. Their lives and deaths have been well covered by the media. Here are links to some recent articles:

http://missoulian.com/news/local/legendary-wildlife-scientist-john-craighead-dead-at/article_1228eede-70b7-5c45-92cb-0e1b71af9d4e.html

http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/remembering-the-craigheads-pioneers-of-wildlife-biology

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/john-craighead-conservationist-who-championed-yellowstones-grizzlies-dies-at-100/2016/09/22/9ebc2274-8028-11e6-b002-307601806392_story.html

http://mtpr.org/post/revered-wildlife-biologist-john-craighead-dies-age-100