UW-Fond du Lac Arboretum Advisory Committee
- Date: 09/09/2019 6:00 PM
- Location: UW-Fond du Lac
400 University Drive, Room AE136
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54935
Dr. David Demezas: 6:04-7:28 p.m.
Michele Keifenheim: 6:04-7:28 p.m.
Tracy McDermott: 6:04-7:28 p.m.
Margie Winter: 6:04-7:28 p.m.
Also present was Fran Paul.
1. Call meeting to order.
Co-chair Brendan Wood-Taylor called the meeting to order at 6:04 p.m.
2. Approve minutes of the July 1, 2019, meeting.
Motion (Demezas/Kolstad) to approve the minutes. Motion carried.
3. Remarks by visitors/correspondence.
4. Treasurer report.
Mr. Kolstad gave the July and August reports.
5. Educational programming.
Margie Winter is organizing an urban wildlife landscape program with speaker Louis Darrow for January. There will be discussion on the wreath and swag class at the Sept. 16 education subcommittee meeting. A possible program idea is the prairie restoration C.D. Smith is doing at its new location.
6. Grounds manager report.
Mr. Kolstad shared the report that was sent to him. The committee discussed the ash trees on the grounds. Ms. McDermott will bring a map of the trees to the next meeting.
7. Prairie Fest 2019 recap.
8. Travel Wisconsin 2020 Spring/Summer Event Guide.
Ms. Giese-Kent will send the Prairie Fest date of Aug. 1, 2020, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to the event guide, along with a description of the event.
9. Future meeting dates.
a. General committee: 6 p.m., Oct. 7, Room AE136 at UW-Fond du Lac.
b. Education subcommittee: 5:30 p.m., Sept. 16, Room AE136 at UW-Fond du Lac.
Motion (McDowell/Keifenheim) to adjourn the meeting at 7:28 p.m. Motion carried.