Old Growth, New Life

September 24, 2019

The Davie Poplar. Walter’s Pine. The Monarch of the Forest. While these natural landmarks on UNC’s campus were here long before the University was, they’ve become a prominent part of its history. But what happens if they die? A team … Continued

Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower Landscape Improvements Project

February 11, 2019

A landscape improvements project will begin at the Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower Monday, Feb. 11, and is expected to be completed this summer. The project will improve what is currently an underutilized historic area of campus by removing the majority of … Continued

The Forever Campus

January 25, 2018

University arborist Tom Bythell uses trees to connect future generations of students to history. The way Tom Bythell sees it, the trees are as much a part of the cherished Carolina landscape as the brick walkways, the rock walls, the … Continued

Maintaining the Legacy

August 15, 2016

Like many people on Carolina’s campus, David Brannigan walks across the quad with a backpack. But instead of books and binders, Brannigan’s backpack holds a small engine designed to blow leaves from walkways and green spaces in a hurry. Brannigan … Continued

Working the Landscape to Enhance Sustainability

May 9, 2016

The gentle stream that flows beside McIver Residence Hall from Raleigh Street to Country Club Road hasn’t always been part of the campus landscape. It just looks as though it has. A pipe beneath the street and the natural path … Continued

South Building Landscape Renovation

March 1, 2013

The landscape plants around the South Building were installed more than 20 years ago. At this current time, the landscape is in an advanced state of decline due to age and disease. The landscape is no longer sustainable due to … Continued