Tree Campus USA
SIU has been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management! Our school has received the designation for Tree Campus USA! Read about it here. Our Campus Tree Care Plan can be found here.
Our campus hosts events in the Fall and Spring semesters. Our events have included tree plantings, tree walks and Forestry Club demonstrations!
Below are some photos and media coverage from some of these events.
- Spring 2016 Events
- Fall 2016 Events
- Spring 2017 Events
- Fall 2017 Events
Students and Staff participants planting trees to celebrate our Tree Campus USA designation
Tree Campus USA SIU Committee members include:
- Ashley Bergman, Forestry Student
- Elizabeth Cheek, Account Technician, Grounds Department
- Dr. John Groninger, Forestry Department
- Geory Kurtzhals, Sustainability Coordinator
- Mark McDaniel, Carbondale Arborist
- Katherine McGrath, Forestry Student
- Kevin McIntyre, Forestry Student
- Dave Tippy, Superintendent of Grounds