Campus Tree Advisory Committee - Fall 2016 Meeting

When Nov 21, 2016
from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Where Ekstrom Library W210
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-852-8575
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The 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
    Tree Campus USA - 2011 Tree PlantingSaturday, 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

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