June 5, 2023

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 https://www.arborday.org/programs/treecampususa/.

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