Canadian College and University Environmental Network Réseau Canadien des Collèges et des Universités en Environnement

Campus Trees Network Mixer and Discussion Session

Join us for a Campus Trees Network Mixer and Discussion Session. Members of CCUEN, regional sustainability and facilities networks, and the NECSC are invited. But of course it is a virtual event so others who are interested are welcome!

Purpose: To connect with our friends again and to promote benefits of trees on campus and discuss supportive programs and policies such as the development of a new national campus tree planting, care and preservation program.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Increased awareness of evidence regarding the benefits of trees on campus
  • Increased awareness of supportive policies and programs for enhancing tree biodiversity and health
  • Knowledge exchange regarding a pilot for the proposed Canadian Campus Tree Program: Plant. Care. Preserve.  

Date & Time: June 16th, 2:30 – 5:00 pm Atlantic time

Program Agenda

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm 

Network Introductions
Supporting the case for campus trees: summary of evidence
An end product will be a revised presentation which will be sent to all participants that you can use freely.

3:45 – 3:55 pm Break

3:55 – 4:55 pm.  

Planet Earth needs more trees. What can universities and colleges do to help plant more? Help workshop a proposed plan for a September pilot for the “Canadian Campus Tree Program: Plant. Care. Preserve” (with possible partnerships with municipalities, and development of an Urban Forestry Campus Plan) – Presentation of the concept; discussion groups on key questions; summary of findings. 

4:55 – 5:00 pm Closing.

We will be hosting on Microsoft Teams. Register by Google Form (  and we will add your name to a meeting invitation list. 

Questions can be sent to

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 2:30pm