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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