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University Arborist

A white diamond shape holds a teal Branching Out title, behind which is a photo of lush, green trees at the Hahn Horticultural Garden.

Branching Out 

Follow along as University Arborist Jamie King:

  • Explores campus trees,
  • Discusses the Urban Forestry Program,
  • Demonstrates the do's and don'ts of urban tree mulching, and
  • Shows off one of the secret trees of Virginia Tech.

About the arborist

University Arborist, Jamie King, is responsible for overall planting, health care, safety, and general maintenance of trees on campus. Additionally, he manages the campus tree inventory, which identifies over 10,000 trees on campus!

20 questions with Jamie King

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