- 25 acres of historic old growth forest remain
- 1,000 trees, 33 species
- 50 Old Growth Trees
- An arboretum of record size
- Trees from 150 to 240 years old
- Former estate of of Civil War General McClellan
- Rare animal life: red tailed hawks, bald eagles, great horned owls and red fox
- The clearing of 8 of 8 Shag Bark Hickory trees which are known nesting trees to the Indiana Bat, a federally listed endangered species
- The only unprotected and endangered Old Growth Forest within the Metro Area
- The foundations, basements, curbs, and yards of neighbors homes and properties who now suffer from Phase 1 effects due to water damage.
A mature tree lifts many hundreds of liters of water out of the ground per day.
The next Zoning Board hearing on the subject of Seton Hall Prep's plans to destroy at Town Hall, 66 Main Street. West
Orange. 8pm Thursday June 24. Kathleen Galup of The Olmsted Foundation will testify about the significance
of the Olmsted Design of this historic site.