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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Volunteers planting the first tree for Tree Week on Oct. 7, 2022, in Kirklevington Park in Lexington, KY. Photo by Maria Rauh | Kentucky Kernel

Tree Week 2022: Planting celebration through education

Morgan Loy, Reporter October 20, 2022

The fifth annual Tree Week took place Oct. 8-16 in Lexington and other locations around Kentucky. The Urban Forest Initiative working group, a collective of individuals working in tree-related fields,...

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Trees, drought, and why you should attend tree week

Brianna Stanley October 8, 2019

As a self-professed “lizard-human,” fond of basking in the sun and sneakily turning up the air-con behind my roommates’ backs, I thoroughly enjoyed last month’s abnormally hot, dry weather.Lexington...

Community members participate in a mulching event held at Castlewood Park held during Urban Forest Initiatives 2018 Tree Week | Photo provided by Urban Forest Initiative

Grow your ‘relationship to trees’ at second annual Tree Week

Natalie Parks October 3, 2019

The Urban Forest Initiative's second annual Tree Week, a week of events dedicated to raising awareness of urban forestry, will run from October 12-19.“What I think we hope to do with Tree Week is help...

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