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Tree Planting Program -2. Prof. G. Wm. Longenecker Horticulturist and Landscape Architect, University of Wisconsin Director of the University Arboretum Mr. Leo L. Lunenschloss Director, Madison and Wisconsin Foundation Father of the Madison East Side tree planting program Prof. A. Joyce Riker Plant Pathologist, University of Wisconsin kr. Harry D. Tiemann Kiln Dry Expert, U. S. Forest Products Laboratory Prof. Fred B. Trenk Agricultural Engineer, University of Wisconsin Mr. Howard F. Weiss (deceased) Director, kadison and Wisconsin Foundation Graduate Yale School of Forestry Formerly Associate Director, U. S. Forest Products Laboratory Prof. S. A. Wilde Soils Department, University of Wisconsin Mr. Fred G. Wilson Sup't Co-operative Forestry, Wisconsin State Conservation Commission. J. W. Jackson Executive Director, the Madison and Wisconsin Foundation 1dember of the University Arboretum Committee The committee held several meetings during which the scope of its activities was determined. Its first decision was that in order to pass intelligent, helpful judgment on what should properly be done, it was necessary to have an inventory of existing street shade trees, with a report on the variety and condition of each individual tree. Such a survey was thereupon set up by City Forester as a W P A project. It was made during the year 1940, and a summary thereon is included with this re- port. The committee gave careful consideration to practically all of the street trees that might be considered desirable to plant in the Madison locality as judged from the standpoint of beauty, durability, longevity, hardihood, ability to with- stand temperatures, summer and winter storms, and susceptibility to disease. Their conclusions and recommendations constitute one of the major phases of the report. From what has been learned from other cities throughout the country, it appears unlikely that at any other point has this matter of a permanent street tree program been gone