Approximately 1,000 trees were planted on campus Friday in an effort to rehabilitate the Second Creek corridor. Facilities Services worked with more than seventy volunteers to plant the saplings along the creek’s bank. The event marked Tennessee Arbor Day, held on the first Friday of March.
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UT’s campus will be a little greener on Friday, March 4, with the planting of 850 trees in honor of Tennessee Arbor Day.
Are surplus equipment, used furniture, trash, and recyclables stacking up around your office? The annual Spring Cleanup kicks off Monday, March 28, giving campus departments a chance to tidy up.
The 2016 spring cleaning effort kicks off on March 28 with the goal of decluttering and improving the look of academic buildings.
There have been several instances of sick raccoons spotted around the agriculture campus in the past five days, according to certified wildlife biologists in UT’s Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries. S
Learn about methods to prevent pests such as mosquitos, spiders, ants, and bed bugs during, “Facilities Fundamentals: Mosquito and Pest Control,” a campus workshop hosted by Facilities Services.
Zachary Lee Woodall, a staff member in Facilities Services and a UT graduate, died Thursday, February 4.
The Claxton Rain Garden, a 3,500-square-foot space filled with more than 2,000 plants behind the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, captures and filters polluted stormwater while enhancing the campus landscape. The rain garden was one of several campus projects planned and executed last year through the Green Infrastructure Project.
UT Facilities Services’s 2015 Fall and 2016 Spring Projects catalog is available online and details the major tasks completed during the fall semester and the projects that are slated for spring.
A meeting to discuss updates to the 2011 UT Campus Master Plan will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, January 28, in the International House Great Room. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend. The meeting gives the campus community an opportunity to ask Facilities Services Associate Vice Chancellor Dave Irvin questions about updates to the master plan.