Each year, Central Piedmont holds a tree sapling give away at all campuses as part of the Tree Campus initiative to promote tree planting and environmental education. Our college partner, Bartlett Tree Experts, is providing a variety of beautiful tree saplings this year. As a result, each campus will have its own Arbor Day celebration, with Student Life operating the sapling stations and providing tree care information.
In addition to giving away saplings from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. during each event, the college will also transplant and plant a few trees that are in the Central Piedmont nursery. These trees were saved from the grounds around the area formerly known as Terrell and LRC. The date and events for each campus are:
Levine: Wednesday, April 24
Merancas – Thursday, April 25
Harris – Thursday, April 25
tree giveaway and planting a Gingko (gifted to the college from Ian Patrick of Biloba)
Cato – Monday, April 29
tree giveaway and planting transplanted maples
Central – Tuesday, April 30
tree giveaway and planting of special maple on the quad at 9 a.m.
Harper – Thursday, May 2
Cityview – Thursday, May 2
Special thanks are in order to Student Life (once again!), Bartlett, Trees Charlotte, ABM grounds team (Scott and Serg!), and the Central Piedmont community.