TUFC designates two arboreta
Carson-Newman University campus is a new arboretum.
Baddour Parkway in Lebanon is a new Level 1 arboretum, and the Carson-Newman University campus is a Level 2 site.
Located in and around Fiddlers Grove Historic Village on the campus of the James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Badour Parkway features oaks, elms, redbuds, dogwoods, willows, maples, and ash. Carson-Newman's campus in Jefferson City has more than 200 trees of 63 species. TUFC arboreta
TUFC introduces forestry scholarship
TUFC's new scholarship program provides $1,000 over two semesters to a college student studying urban forestry. The recipient must be a U.S. citizen, a Tennessee resident attending a Tennessee college or university, a junior or senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and enrolled in a forestry program with an urban forestry concentration.
The scholarship honors Bruce Webster, the long-time Division of Forestry employee, one of the founders of TUFC. Application
West chapter meets December 18
The West Tennessee chapter of TUFC meets Thursday, December 18, at Memphis Botanic Garden at 1pm. The Strategic Planning Committee meets January 21 at 1:30pm at MBG.
Memphis Botanic Garden arborist Chris O'Bryan demonstrates proper planting of a container-grown bald cypress to the 2014 urban forestry advisor class.