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WSU scientists making poplars with rose scent

WSU scientists making poplars with rose scent | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it
Sniff the air around Norman Lewis' experimental poplars, and you won't pick up the scent of roses.
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Descendant of George Washington’s tree alive and well on Washington University’s campus | Washington University in St. Louis

Descendant of George Washington’s tree alive and well on Washington University’s campus | Washington University in St. Louis | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it

Descendant of George Washington’s tree alive and well on Washington University’s campus | Newsroom | Washington University in St. Louis

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DePauw Earns Another Tree Campus USA Designation from Arbor Day Foundation

DePauw Earns Another Tree Campus USA Designation from Arbor Day Foundation | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it
Nationally recognized, DePauw provides a set of exceptional college experiences marked by intellectual rigor and shaped by a dynamic faculty. These experiences are further enhanced by an engaging residential campus community and a breadth and depth of perspectives inside and outside of the classroom. For nearly 175 years, a DePauw education has provided students with a solid foundation for a lifetime of living and learning and helped our graduates achieve uncommon success in a wide variety of fields around the nation and the world.
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Volunteers Invited to Take Part in Tree Planting : Saint Louis University

Volunteers Invited to Take Part in Tree Planting : Saint Louis University | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it

Help Grounds Services plant trees as it prepares for its 2013 Tree Campus re-certification.

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Campus falls into November with Tree Planting

Campus falls into November with Tree Planting | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it

UIC, an Arbor Day Foundation-designated Tree Campus USA, will add to its status Thursday at noon when students and staff plant additional trees west of the Daley Library on Morgan Street, sponsored by the Office of Sustainability.

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Indiana State University: ISU Newsroom

Indiana State University: ISU Newsroom | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it

A blight branching out from Michigan is traveling south to devour all ash trees in its path.

 

The emerald ash borer traveled from China to Michigan, likely by a wooden crate shipment, and has crippled almost every ash tree it has found. After wiping out nearly all ash trees around Michigan, it began making its way south and has infected Indiana State University ash trees. A tree-ring research class consisting of graduate students and an undergraduate is partnering with Purdue Extension to examine the insect's effects on tree growth and health.

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We are Planting Trees! | Lila Mae Blog

We are Planting Trees! | Lila Mae Blog | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it

At LilaMae, we are passionate about the health of people and the planet. That’s why we are so excited about our new collaboration with the Arbor Day Foundation. With each purchase you make at LilaMae.com, we will make a donation to the Arbor Day Foundation for reforestation projects throughout the United States.

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TSU to host tree-planting ceremony

TSU to host tree-planting ceremony | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it
Tennessee State University is hosting a tree-planting event to promote its commitment to building an urban forest by planting trees on the Nashville campus.
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Peru’s Manu National Park sets new biodiversity record

Peru’s Manu National Park sets new biodiversity record | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it
When it comes to amphibian and reptile biodiversity, the eastern slopes of the Andes stand out. A new survey of 'herps' in and around Peru's Manu National Park, conducted by Berkeley postdoc Rudi von May and his colleagues, found greater biodiversity than in any protected area worldwide.
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University of Tennessee Study Finds Crocodiles Climb Trees

University of Tennessee Study Finds Crocodiles Climb Trees | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it
When most people envision crocodiles, they think of them waddling on the ground or wading in water—not climbing trees. However, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study has found that the reptiles can climb trees as far as the crowns.
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University of Arizona community harvests campus olive trees to make olive oil

University of Arizona community harvests campus olive trees to make olive oil | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it

Volunteers lined the sidewalk near Park Avenue and University Boulevard using rakes and standing on ladders to glean olives from the trees. Others were on the ground collecting olives from a tarp and separating them from their leaves into a bucket.

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Students Seed New Cherry Trees with Wishes at Tree-Planting Event

Students Seed New Cherry Trees with Wishes at Tree-Planting Event | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it

The Facilities Department hosted a campus-wide tree-planting event last Friday to add four new cherry trees to campus. Students were encouraged to write their wishes and dreams on a piece of paper and seed them with the trees. In the spring, they would be reminded of their dreams as they bloom into cherry blossoms.

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From the ground up: FSU students, citizens plant trees

From the ground up: FSU students, citizens plant trees | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it

On the cool autumn morning of Oct. 21, students from Frostburg State University dropped their papers, pencils and books in exchange for...

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Tree Campus USA Workshop - Nashville, TN

A digital look back at our #TreeCampus Workshop in Nashville. Thanks to all the participants, volunteers, speakers and partners!

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TSU Students Help Plant Trees

TSU Students Help Plant Trees | Tree Campus USA | Scoop.it

After receiving an award from the National Arbor Day Foundation about two dozen students spent a rainy Sunday morning planting trees around TSU's campus.

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