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Outreach Activities Woodland Campus

Members of the Bloomington Urban Forestry Research Group are involved in many ongoing outreach activities. Some of these activities are highlighted below.

Tree Campus USA and Campus Tree Plantings

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Conference Presentations/Proceedings

Fischer, B.C. Growing Partnerships through Tree Campus USA. Partners in Community Forestry National Conference, November 14-15, 2012, Sacramento, CA. (Presentation)

Mincey, S.K., L. Ahern, B.C. Fischer, & M. Widhelm. 2010. Planning sustainable urban forests for college campuses. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education 2010 Annual Conference, October 10-12, 2010, Denver, CO. (Presentation and Conference Proceedings)


  • Tree Campus USA announcements:
    • SPEA press release: “Indiana University named a 2011 Tree Campus USA by Arbor Day Foundation,” March 5, 2012.
    • IU News Room press release: “Indiana University Bloomington named Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation,” January 27, 2009.
  • Tree planting events press releases from IU News Room:

Indiana University-Bloomington: The Woodland Campus

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Funding and Support

  • Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry, Urban Forest Conservation Fund Grant (PIs: Fischer and Mincey; 2008-2009: $4,410)


Mincey, S.K. and B.C. Fischer. 2009. The Woodland Campus: A Historic Walking Tour of Indiana University-Bloomington. IUB School of Public and Environmental Affairs publication (1st edition), 20 pp.

Other Conference Presentations

Members of BUFRG have presented our view of the urban forest as a social-ecological system at several conferences in recent years.

Conference Presentations/Proceedings

Fischer, B.C. & S.K. Mincey. 2010. Characteristics of sustainable urban forest social-ecological systems: Analysis tools for the local level. 2010 Partners in Community Forestry National Conference, November 9-11, 2010, Philadelphia, PA.