Brushfire

Brushfire

May 8, 2018. Local emergency services were called out to put out a small brushfire smoldering off the Red Trail. Please be careful with matches and cigarette butts.

Tree Planting

Tree Planting

To get an early jump on Earth Week and Arbor Day, student volunteers from the RU Outdoors Club and Ecology department came out to plant trees in the RU EcoPreserve.  Bare root  sapling “whips” of flowering dogwood, black gum and persimmon were planted in several gaps opened up by Superstorm Sandy back in 2012.  Since then the gaps have been invaded by a thick ground cover of stiltgrass and mutliflora rose.  The students removed some of the competing vegetation and…

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