October 17, 2016

Media Advisory – Children’s Tree Lesson

Photographers, reporters and news crews are invited to take a walk with the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Forestry Club and approximately 150 grade school children from Carbondale schools on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. The campus Tree USA committee, chaired by David Tippy, superintendent of grounds, organized a morning of tree-related activities, including the walk around parts of campus lake and Thompson Woods to identify trees and also demonstrations of different forestry tools outside the Agriculture Building. For more information, contact Brad Dillard, director of Plant and Service Operations, at bradd@pso.siu.edu or 453-4172; or David Tippy at dtippy@siu.edu or 453-8179.