“Leafing” A Legacy

“Leafing” A Legacy

Chippewa Valley Technical College has been recognized as a Tree Campus USA for 2019 by the Arbor Day Foundation, the fifth consecutive year the College has earned the designation.

The national program honors colleges and universities for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
To gain the distinction, CVTC must have a tree plan, a tree advisory committee, and adopt arboriculture practices. In conjunction with The Lower Chippewa Invasive Partnership, CVTC Horticulture students removed invasive species from a wind break area at the West Campus.

PHOTO INFORMATION: Matt Staudenmaier, CVTC Landscape, Plant & Turf Management instructor and arborist for the city of Eau Claire, instructs CVTC students on the proper techniques of planting a tree in this CVTC file photo from a 2019 Arbor Day observance. Such activities led to CVTC being named a Tree Campus USA for

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