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Tree Giveaway

The Auburn Tree Commission is giving away Eastern Hophornbeam trees before, during, and after the Holiday Parade. Please remember to wear your face mask and maintain 6' of spacing when picking up your tree at the table near Langdon Hall. Everyone who takes a tree will be required to sign…
December 6, 2020
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Plant Ahead Tree Project: Planting with Purpose

Contributed by Allison Foster, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Coming into Auburn, I had an idea of what I wanted to do but I wasn’t completely sure. My freshman year I took a Conservation Biology Learning Community class and I was exposed to ideas I didn’t really know much…
December 4, 2019
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The Beauty & Value of Trees

Post contributed by Dr. Wendy Vidor, Lecturer, Department of Horticulture  My fondest childhood memory is connected to a tree, a common silver maple (Acer saccharinum).  With its shimmery silver white leaves, smooth, and somewhat flaky bark, and helicopter double samaras. It was my connection to the earth and the world…
August 1, 2019
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Sustainability in Action: Alex Hedgepath

Post contributed by Kenzley Defler, Office of Sustainability Intern Ask any Auburn fan about tradition and the answer will likely allude to the cultural importance of trees, as major victories are celebrated by rolling Toomer’s Corner. The famous Toomer’s Oaks have been deeply ingrained into the Auburn identity, one of…
April 3, 2017