Posts Tagged ‘ ReTree Nebraska ’

Arbor Day Tree Planting

May 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, May 6, 2010

John Owens, vice chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, talks during an April 28 tree planting outside Forestry Hall. The planting was in recognition of the Nebraska Forest Service’s move to the newly named hall and for Owens’ support of ReTree Nebraska. Owens adds soil taken from the Justin Morrill homestead in […]

Outdoor classroom

Nov 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, November 5, 2009

(From left) Jessica Kelling, ReTree Nebraska coordinator, and Kim Todd, associate professor of agronomy and horticulture, demonstrate how to properly prepare tree roots for planting to students Matt Fritz, junior turfgrass and landscape management major, Eric Lund, senior horticulture major, and Nick Brewer, junior turfgrass and landscape management major, Oct. 27 at the new Shoemaker’s […]

ReTree Nebraska lists ‘Good Trees for the Good Life’

Apr 30th, 2009 | By | Category: April 30, 2009, Campus News, Issue

ReTree Nebraska has developed a list of trees that grow well in the Cornhusker State but are frequently under planted. The “Good Trees for the Good Life” list includes a handful of preferred species identified as the “ReTree Nebraska’s Nine for 2009.” At the top of the list is the Miyabe maple, a variety with […]

UNL is part of national ‘Tree Campus Tour’

Oct 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 16, 2008

Arbor Day Foundation grant to help plant 100 trees near parking lots Some campus parking lots are going green. Through an Arbor Day Foundation “Tree Campus Tour 2008” grant, Landscape Services will begin planting 100 trees around City and East campus parking lots in November. The grant was one of nine awarded to universities nationwide. […]


Oct 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 2, 2008

Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy helps plant a Shantung Maple tree during the ReTree Week 2008 reception Sept. 23 on East Campus. ReTree Nebraska is a 10-year initiative to raise public awareness on the value of trees. The primary goal of the program is to work in a partnership with people across Nebraska to foster the […]