UW-Fond du Lac Arboretum Advisory Committee
- Date: 11/04/2019 6:00 PM
- Location: UW-Fond du Lac, Room AE136
400 University Drive
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54935
Jo Ann Giese-Kent: 6:03-7:02 p.m.
Brian Kolstad: Excused
John McDowell: 6:03-7:02 p.m.
Margie Winter: 6:03-7:02 p.m.
1. Call meeting to order.
Co-chair Brendan Wood-Taylor called the meeting to order at 6:03 p.m.
2. Approve minutes of the October 7, 2019, meeting.
Motion (McDowell/Paul) to approve the minutes. Motion carried.
3. Remarks by visitors/correspondence.
Tracy McDermott spoke with Boy Scout Joshua. They’ll keep in touch regarding the benches he’ll be working on in the spring for his Eagle Scout project.
4. Treasurer report.
The report was the same as last month.
5. Grounds manager report.
No one was present from Native Niche, LLC to provide a report. Margie Winter wants to be more proactive with prairie burning in the springtime.
6. Educational programming.
7. Envision Fond du Lac project ideas.
Ideas included putting a Gottfried Prairie sign on the north side of the property and a map of the area at both ends of
the gravel bike path going north and south.
8. Google calendar.
Co-chair Wood-Taylor created a Google calendar for organization of events and meetings. He mentioned the idea of recruiting college students to be on the committee.
9. Future meeting dates.
a. General committee: 6 p.m., Jan. 6, Room AE136, UW-Oshkosh Fond du Lac Campus.
b. Education subcommittee: 5:30 p.m., Nov. 18, Room AE136, UW-Oshkosh Fond du Lac Campus.
Motion (Keifenheim/McDowell) to adjourn the meeting at 7:02 p.m. Motion carried.