Tree Walk

Podcast: CU's Arborist Vince Aquino

In 1876, CU Boulder's campus was nearly treeless. Today, it's home to approximately 5,000 trees and nearly 60 different species.

two red apples, one cut in half

The Oldest Apples in Boulder

Sept. 1, 2018

CU ecologists are tracking down the surviving trees of the Front Range’s all but vanished apple orchards — and priming a renewal.

Tree in bloom on campus

CU's Campus Tree Tour

When the University of Colorado Boulder first opened in 1876, campus was nearly treeless. Today, campus is home to approximately 5,000 trees and nearly 60 different species.

campus trees

Coloradan on the Radio: CU's Trees with Arborist Vince Aquino

March 10, 2018

CU Boulder’s main campus is home to thousands of trees. A conversation with lead arborist Vince Aquino.