The favorite weeping willow of Heather Omeltschenko and Haley Anderson in October 2016

Name(s)

> Heather and Haley

Tree species 

> Weeping Willow

Location

 > University of Kentucky main campus

Narrative

To me trees are important because they resemble life, peace and strength. When I was young, before the divorce, my parents would fight and when they did I had a tree house in my neighbor’s backyard that I would go and sit in. This tree house was my happy place, this was my place of bliss, my place where no one was allowed to yell or be angry. So now trees resemble places of life because they not only give us life, but they also live long, blissful lives. They represent strength because one, they are strong, beautiful life forms and two, the tree house gave me strength when all I wanted to do was cry. To me trees are so much more than just plants, paper and oxygen.

Rainwater interception (gallons)

= 5106

Energy conservation (kWh)

= 109

CO2 reduction (pounds)

= 307

Overall annual benefits ($)

= 50

 

Photography

  1. The favorite weeping willow of Heather Omeltschenko and Haley Anderson in October 2016