Botanic Garden Intern Alex Julius '09

Summer Research Project 2007

Tree Health Survey System for Continued Maintenance of Large Campus Trees

Funded by the Margaret Walsh Grantham Fund in the Biological Sciences, Summer Research Fellows Program

Building on the 2006 internship project of Mo Speller ’08, refine survey tool and continue to evaluate health and safety of campus trees. Devise a five-year, five-zone system for annual evaluation of large trees. Preliminary work to develop hazard evaluation protocol and improve accession and mapping data on campus trees.

Alex Julius '09