2002 Arbor Day

Earth Day Celebration 2002


The University of Arizona celebrated Earth Day on the UA Mall on April 22, 2002. As part of the festivities, the Campus Arboretum dedicated a Neem tree (Azadirachtia indica) The Neem tree is native to the Indian subcontinent and is well known for its medicinal, insecticidal, and curative properties. The tree is a gift from alumnus Suni Bal, a Tucson resident. Mr. Bal, originally from India, has donated this tree to help expand the University's tree collection.


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Monday, April 22, 2002 - 09:45