Monday, Nov. 21st, 1:00-2:30pm in Ekstrom Library W210
dscf0118The Campus Tree Advisory Committee is open to all employees, students & community members interested in helping UofL protect & expand our tree population. We meet just once a semester. The agenda includes:

  • Updates: recent tree plantings, removals and maintenance plans (Greg & Aaron)
  • Should we reapply? Plant for the Planet grant(LG&E offers one-year grants of $500 to $5000) – Due Dec. 1st
  • Plan for a 2017 UofL Arbor Day Observance  (Justin)
    – Perhaps Friday, April 7th (Kentucky’s official Arbor Day)?
    – Potential ceremonial tree planting at a Campus Housing location? (Micahia)
  • Planning for tree-related Service Learning Projects (Linda, Russ, Margaret, Shelby/Jhana/Olivia, others?)
    – Planning for 2017 Maple-Tapping with BIOL labs (Linda, Dave)
    – Any other classes on offer which are/could integrate tree-related service learning?
    – ELSB Green Initiatives has done a great job getting students to participate in Citizen Forestry Training with Louisville Grows. All UofL folks are encouraged to get involved in Love Louisville Trees. They have scheduled:
    Saturday, November 19th, 10am – 2pm –  Fall Fruit Tree Pruning Volunteer Event
    Saturday, December 3rd, 10am – 2pm – 
    Beechmont Neighborhood Tree Planting (150 trees)
    Saturday, March 18, 2017, 10am – 3pm – California Neighborhood Tree Planting (170 trees)
  • Updates/Maintenance of Belknap Tree Tour (Niki)
  • Update on Campus Tree Inventory & UofL Tree App (Bob)
  • Reminder of reporting needs for 2016 Tree Campus USA application (Justin)
  • Other items? Contact the Chair, Justin Mog at justin.mog@louisville.edu

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