UofL Arbor Day Celebration 2020

When Oct 23, 2020
from 08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Belknap Academic Building Quad
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Contact Phone 502-852-8575
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Students taking home free trees at UofL Arbor Day 20188:30am-10:30am, HSC Kornhauser plaza
11am-2pm, Belknap Academic Building Quad
3pm, HSC Clinical & Translational Research Bldg. (CTR)

Come help us restore Louisville's shrinking tree canopy. Join us for a celebration of UofL’s on-going commitment to trees and our status as a Tree Campus USA (for 10 years running!).

  • Help us plant new trees on campus! Three opportunities:
    9:30am at Abraham Flexner Way & Preston
    Noon at the LALS Tranquility Garden, SW corner of Stevenson Hall
    3pm at HSC Clinical & Translational Research Bldg. (CTR)
  • Take home free native tree saplings to plant in your yard or neighborhood! You will be able to take your pick of roughleaf dogwoods, black walnuts, yellow poplars (tallest tree in KY, straight), and Shumard oaks (bright red fall foliage, full sun, tolerates pollution and drought).
  • Tree-themed activities with prizes and free apples for everyone!
  • Enjoy bike-blender tree smoothies made entirely with tree fruits and nuts, including native pawpaws from a Louisville community garden, and peaches and native serviceberries harvested right here on campus!
  • At HSC, you'll also be able to sample another delicious treat from trees: coffee! And we'll be giving away reusable utensils.

Co-sponsored by UofL's Sustainability Council, HSC Green Team, UofL Dining, and UofL Office of Health Promotion. RSVP on Facebook.

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