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1 Trees in trouble at and surrounding UNI
Northern Iowan 110:42, p.3
3/6/2014 In a letter to the editor, Ben Hoskch addresses the growing problem of trees becoming infected with the Emerald Ash Borer.
2 Iowa mowing laws designed to protect roadside habitats
Public Relations News Release 2013:6, p.1
7/12/2013 UNI's Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management program reminds Iowans of mowing restrictions. Mowing roadside ditches prior to July 15 is illegal. The goal is to help wildlife survive, and for the grass to maintain its root structure.
3 Campus in color
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.25
5/1/2013 Campus scenes; photo.
4 UNI biology professor looks at ways to reduce flooding in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2009:320, p.1
3/8/2010 Laura Jackson, professor of biology, discusses flooding and land-use change trends in a chapter of "A Watershed Year: Anatomy of the Iowa Floods of 2008." A chapter of the book is co-authored by Dennis Keeney, emeritus professor at Iowa State University.
5 Summer storm changes UNI landscape
Grimes--Vicki King (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.17
1/1/2010 Storm with high winds passed through campus on July 10, 2009; many trees toppled or damaged; photo.
6 UNI CEEE to present ecological lawn and garden fair as part of 'Yards for Kids' program
Public Relations News Release 2002:438, p.1
4/4/2003 Ecological Lawn and Garden Fair will educate on low cost methods of landscaping without the use of chemical pesticides.
7 Maintenance workers mainly unsung heroes
Collins--Elizabeth L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:36, p.1
2/14/2003 Terry Sheerer describes the duties of a grounds and landscape crew member.
8 Gardens to beautify campus
Cisco--Laura (Student--2001-2003)
Northern Iowan 99:15, p.1
10/22/2002 The Student Alumni Ambassadors are working on building a memorial garden east of the Maucker Union, when the present construction is finished.
9 Pesticides or not pesticides? That is the question.
Public Relations News Release 2000:407, p.1
5/14/2001 Ideas on how to create a perfect lawn are shared by Terry Sheerer.
10 Writer praises bench
Pittman--Robert S. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 97:18, p.9
10/27/2000 Believes there is a need for more variety of seating around campus so that a person can sit down and enjoy the surroundings.
11 Thanks to UNI Physical Plant
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 97:15, p.8
10/17/2000 Thanks the Physical Plant staff for cutting back the amount of pesticides used.
12 SEAC takes stand against herbicide spraying
Northern Iowan 97:12, p.1
10/6/2000 Students believe administration has not listened to their request to discontinue the use of pesticides and staged two protests; photo.
13 Student voices
Northern Iowan 97:12, p.8
10/6/2000 Students respond to the question, "What is your opinion on the use of pesticides on university grounds?"; photo.
14 Keeping campus green
Campus News Network 11:2, p.1
8/14/2000 The NISG and the SEAC have approved the reduction of pesticides and fertilizers on the UNI campus.
15 Making it green, and yellow, and pink . . .
Campus News Network 11:1, p.1
7/24/2000 Plant Services is responsible for maintaining landscaping for more than 250 acres for UNI; photo.
16 NISG decisions fall on deaf ears
Northern Iowan 96:51, p.1
4/14/2000 Northern Iowa Student Government passed resolutions on landscape pesticides and arming public safety officers this year; have not beeen acted upon by either the Regents or the University.
17 Keeping your lawn beautiful and your kids safe
Public Relations News Release 1999:336, p.1
4/3/2000 Kamyar Enshayan discusses the program "Yards for Kids" and explains safe lawn care tips.
18 Efforts of community made herbicide resolution possible
Northern Iowan 96:40, p.9
2/25/2000 Letter of thanks to those who were involved in decreasing herbicide use on campus.
19 Who says looks don't matter?
Campus News Network 10:13, p.1
2/21/2000 Bill McKinley, campus services manager for UNI, discusses the importance of the appearance and the maintenance of campus; photo.
20 Campus lawn scheduled for face lift
Richardson--Robyn A. (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:38, p.3
2/18/2000 Plans are underway to construct a new garden, Millennium Garden, in the lawn between the Campanile and the West Gym.
21 Pesticide reduction resolution passes
Bingaman--Sarah Marie (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 96:38, p.1
2/18/2000 Northern Iowa Study Government passes resolution to ask university to reduce future pesticide usage.
22 Go Green UNI encourages environmentally safe campus
Northern Iowan 96:37, p.9
2/15/2000 Proposes eliminating pesticides on campus and using alternatives.
23 UNI's newest campaign: 'Pave the Campus'
Northern Iowan 96:36, p.7
2/11/2000 Ironic suggestion that the university pave all empty space on campus; would create more parking and decrease risks associated with herbicides.
24 Battle for natural grass rages
Cremer--Justin A. (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 96:33, p.1
2/1/2000 SEAC and Go Green UNI ask UNI to drastically cut the amount of herbicides used on campus.
25 Enviro-Lawn services comparable to competitors
Northern Iowan 96:30, p.7
1/21/2000 In response to November 9 article, founder and owner of Enviro-Lawn company states the cost of their services are comparable to other companies.
26 'Weed free lawn' has no bearing on school choice
Williams--David W. (Student--1999)
Northern Iowan 96:11, p.8
10/5/1999 Letter disputes idea that students choose UNI based on appearance of lawns; states that herbicides used are carcinogenic and asks that their use be discontinued.
27 Herbicide spraying needs reconsideration; 'fewer dollars should be forked over to chemicals'
Northern Iowan 96:11, p.8
10/5/1999 Letter questions safety and necessity of herbicide use; disputes Carnegie Foundation study which found appearance of grounds important in students' choice of college.
28 Pesticides cause concern on campus
Farrell--Jennifer (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 96:8, p.1
9/24/1999 Explores the administration's decision to spray pesticides on campus, potential health risks, and negative reactions on the part of students and faculty.
29 Pesticides pose plethora of problems
Northern Iowan 96:7, p.8
9/21/1999 Letter writer describes possible health risks from exposure to the pesticides used at UNI; encourages readers to join SEAC in opposing continued use of pesticides on campus.
30 UNI community deserves better treatment than pesticides
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 96:7, p.8
9/21/1999 Letter writer wonders why the UNI administration continues to spray pesticides on campus in spite of potential health hazards and a Faculty Senate resolution calling for a pesticide-free campus.
31 Senior class gift will accent new Performing Arts Center
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:45, p.1
3/26/1999 1999 senior class chose to provide the landscaping for the new Performing Arts Center as their class gift; photo.
32 Area florist's donation beautifies UNI campus
Steffen--Ann M. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:10, p.4
10/2/1998 Sue Kramer of Kramer's Flower Farm in Cedar Rapids donated over $1000 in lilies and $300 in hostas to UNI; photo.
33 Healthy turfs help environment
Northern Iowan 93:20, p.8
11/8/1996 Executive Director of Iowa Alliance of Environmental Concerns supports the use of pesticides to help overall living conditions.
34 Ground up tires + topsoil = better grass
Campus News Network 7:1, p.2
8/19/1996 Plan to incorporate ground rubber into soil in high traffic areas; photo.
35 Keeping campus colorful
Campus News Network 7:1, p.1
8/19/1996 Student waters flowers; photo.
36 The grass is always greener
Fees--Nikole Jean K. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 92:56, p.2
6/14/1996 Student Tom Harbaugh cuts grass.
37 Trees outside library expensive, stupid
Northern Iowan 92:6, p.8
9/15/1995 Believes planting trees on east side of library is bad idea because the trees are not suited to the site.
38 Enlarging and beautifying the campus and physical plant
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.44
7/1/1995 President Latham's construction and landscaping programs prosper despite the Depression; photo.
39 Keep off campus grass
Northern Iowan 91:22, p.8
11/8/1994 Urges students not to cut across grass.
40 Flower children
Mantsch--Jo Ann
Northern Iowan 90:61, p.2
6/24/1994 Grounds crew plants flowers; photo.
41 TREES and CFU working for a greener Cedar Falls
Public Relations News Release 2:3, p.2
2/2/1994 Local tree-planting group cooperates with Cedar Falls Utilities.
42 Untitled
Northern Iowan 89:61, p.1
7/2/1993 High winds bring down trees in Cedar Falls.
43 Concerns about UNI's herbicide use addressed
Hahn--Jessica J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 89:41, p.1
2/23/1993 Panel discusses safety of chemical landscape applications.
44 Thanksgiving "break"
Northern Iowan 89:26, p.1
12/1/1992 Tree splits after heavy snow; photo.
45 Weltha Knowledge
Weltha--Craig D. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 89:13, p.2
10/13/1992 Considers recent cosmetic changes including the value of treating lawns with chemicals.
46 Chemical use at UNI causes concerns; members of the university community question safety
Northern Iowan 89:11, p.1
10/6/1992 Description of chemicals used as herbicides on UNI lawns.
47 Home improvement
Northern Iowan 88:60, p.1
6/26/1992 Students weed flower bed; photo.
48 The changing face of UNI
Johnston--Krista L. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 88:17, p.1
10/29/1991 Landscaping progress near Union; photo.
49 'Sod'denly there was grass
Johnston--Krista L. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 88:7, p.1
9/24/1991 Crew lays sod east of Union; photo.
50 Planting a tree
Johnston--Krista L. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 87:62, p.1
7/12/1991 Workers plant tree in sidewalk circle; photo.


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