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UT Tree Nursery

The UT Campus Environmental Center's Tree Nursery is excited to assist the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (WFC) in growing 350,000 tree seedlings for reforesting the Bastrop Lost Pines after the devastating fires of 2011. We have workdays on the following Saturdays in 2014, from 10am - 2pm:

March 29 (Wildflower Center seedling extraction and weeding)

Time: Saturdays, March 29, 10am - 2pm
Address: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (4801 La Crosse Avenue, Austin TX)
Sign-up: http://bit.ly/17HbEDB
Where to go: Park anywhere and ask to be directed to the Tree Nursery. Mention that you are a volunteer when entering.

If you have questions about the workdays, please email Trees@UTEnvironment.org .

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UT Tree Nursery in the News

Daily Texan: UT graduate student develops tree nursery, will donate thousands of seedlings to Bastrop

National Public Radio (NPR): Wildfires Underscore the Need for Seed

Wildflower.org: Hope for Lost Pines

Austin American Statesman: Seeds to reforest Lost Pines were almost lost to landfill

KVUE: UT student growing pine seedlings to replant Bastrop County

KVUE: Wildflower Center aiding Bastrop tree effort

YNN: Wildflower center host to Bastrop's new pines

YNN: Thousands of loblolly pine seedlings arrive in Bastrop County

Texas Exes Alcalde: Loblollies for Bastrop

KEYE-TV: UT Student Uses $5 Fee To Pay For Huge Reforestation Project

KXAN: Raising money to revitalize Lost Pines

KUT: UT Students to Give Tree Seedlings to Bastrop

KUT: Boy Scouts to Help Replant Bastrop Trees Destroyed by Fire

KUT: Wildflower Center Delivers Pine Saplings to Bastrop

TPWD: ArborDay Lost Pines Forest Recovery Campaign announcement

Wildflower.org: Tree Seedlings Prepped for Bastrop Residents

Austin American Statesman: Reforesting the Lost Pines: 4 million trees to be planted over five years to repair fire scar

Austin American Statesman: Wildflower Center aiding Bastrop tree effort

Austin American Statesman: Loblolly pine saplings headed to Bastrop County

Daily Texan: UT students, other volunteers work to restore Bastrop's Lost Pines

Multimedia Newsroom: Restoring Bastrop: UT Student Efforts

MarissaBarnettEnvironment: 100,000 Trees, Destination: Bastrop Country

Trinity University: Planting 1,000 Pine Trees

Olivia Suarez: Tree Nursery Aims to Aid Bastrop

Sierra Club: September / October 2012 Newsletter

NewsWise: Central Texas Wildfire Recovery Helped by Wildflower Center Raising 700,000 Pine Trees in Two Years

The Digital Texan: Once headed to the landfill, old loblolly pine seeds get new life at Bastrop State Park

Wildflower.org: Center to Grow 700,000 Loblollies for Wildfire Recovery

Pines Post (page 7): Vlad Codrea’s Pines

Special Thanks

Special thanks to ATS Irrigation and Allen International for letting us use an automated Checchi & Magli tractor attachment for planting the seedlings in the ground and to Stuewe and Sons for providing a generous discount on tree containers.


Coordinator: Vlad Codrea
Deputy Coordinator: Matthew Sibley
Partners:  UT Austin Office of Sustainability (Green Fee Committee), Wildflower Center, Texas Forest ServiceTree FolksUT Facilities Services

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