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Tree Planting on College Green
April 27, 2010, Volume 56, No. 31


On April 7, Penn and community volunteers planted trees on College Green to celebrate the University’s earning the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA designation. Penn is one of 74 schools across the country to be recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a 2009 Tree Campus USA school and was one of five schools to have a tree planting event to celebrate this honor. Left to right, Rebecca Weide, landscape planner, Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES); Anne Papageorge, vice president, FRES; Bob Lundgren, university landscape architect, FRES; Paul Meyer, director of the Morris Arboretum; Michelle Scribner, Arbor Day Foundation; Jennifer Rochkind, Toyota; Mindy Maslin, tree tender, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society; Jason Lubar, arborist, Morris Arboretum.

Related: Green Fund Awards; Penn Honored in "Guide to 286 Green Colleges"

Almanac - April 27, 2010, Volume 56, No. 31