The Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota to celebrate Tree Campus USA recognition at UAH by planting 26 trees

Tree Campus USA

WHAT:
The University of Alabama in Huntsville will celebrate Tree Campus USA® recognition with the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota by planting 26 trees during a hands-on volunteer event.

Order of Appearance:

  • Arbor Day: Jen Svendsen, Tree Campus Program Manager, Arbor Day Foundation
  • Toyota: James Bolte, President, Toyota Manufacturing, Alabama, Inc.
  • Alabama Forest Service: Clifford Hawkins, U&CF Partnership Coordinator (Present Recognition Plaque to President Altenkirch)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville: Dr. Robert Altenkirch, President
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville: Nandish Dayal, UAH Student Government Association President
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville: Denise Taylor, Operation Green Team Coordinator

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 10:00 a.m. (planting at 10:45 a.m.)

WHERE:
Ceremony Location
University Greenway
(Pine Trees Behind the Shelby Center)
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Dr., NW
Huntsville, AL

Planting Locations
Spragins Hall
1601 Ben Graves Dr., NW

Intermodal Parking Facility
505 John Wright Dr., NW

Shelby Center for Science and Technology/Charger Union
4705 Holmes Ave., NW

WHY:
The University of Alabama in Huntsville will host a tree-planting event to promote and increase its commitment to building a healthy urban forest by planting trees on campus. The event will celebrate The University of Alabama in Huntsville's Tree Campus USA® recognition. The event is a component of the Tree Campus USA® program, which is funded by Toyota and administered by the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation. A tree-planting celebration, presented by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota, is planned for the campus to commemorate this achievement.

WHO:
The University of Alabama in Huntsville students, faculty, staff, administration, community volunteers and representatives from the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota.


Contact

Joyce Anderson-Maples
256.824.2101
joyce.maples@uah.edu

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