Help reforest Forrest Creason golf course

BOWLING GREEN, O.—The ReForest Forrest Creason Golf Course Campaign is under way to replace 167 trees devastated by the emerald ash borer.

The green and hungry beetles found their way onto the Bowling Green State University campus, effectively girdling hundreds of trees and causing their death. One of the hardest hit areas on campus was the Forrest Creason Golf Course.

“The campaign was inspired by devoted course members who witnessed the destruction of the trees between 2007 and 2009,” said Kurt Thomas, director of the golf course.

A gift of $250 provides an opportunity to select a specific tree from the Forrest Creason Golf Course Master Tree Plan and designate the gift in honor or in memory of a special person.

Any gift amount, by check, cash or pledge, will help purchase a tree, say Thomas and fellow campaign organizer Lona Leck, assistant director of recreation and wellness at BGSU. Replacing the lost trees will not only make the course more aesthetically pleasing but also more challenging, they added.

For more information about the campaign, contact the Forrest Creason Golf Course at 419-372-2674 or go to www.bgsu.edu/recwell/golf.                            

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(Posted June 08, 2011 )