May 22, 2024

UMW Arbor Day Celebration, April 12

A New Tree-dition
Sunday April 12th at 12:30 p.m. on Brompton Lawn

Join the President’s Council on Sustainability (PCS) for a new Tree-dition Sunday April 12th, at 12:30 p.m. on the Brompton Lawn. UMW faculty, staff and students will observe Arbor Day with a brief ceremony and tree planting followed by a service project with Tree Fredericksburg. Faculty are invited to come and learn about the history of the more than 200-year-old Brompton Oak and plant new trees with Tree Fredericksburg. Meet at Brompton at 12:30 p.m. Transportation will be provided to the service project site following the brief ceremony. This event is part of a larger initiative by the PCS to gain Tree Campus Designation from the Arbor Day Foundation. Additional information about Arbor Day and the Tree Campus Program can be found at

Questions should be directed to Bethany Friesner at or by phone at 540-654-1058.