Keith Watkins determines the oldest trees at UNCG
Filmed and edited by Martin W. Kane, UNCG Magazine

It's the Weathersoon Art Museum's crown jewel, a masterpiece of Abstract Expressionism: Willem De Kooning's “Woman.”

UNCG was the first in the UNC system to be a “Tree Campus USA.” Just how old are some of these majestic trees Spartans enjoy? One young alumnus, through his work in UNCG's Carolina Tree Ring Laboratory, has been researching this, one tree at a time. Learn about his work — and see him discuss his “core sample” of the 1837 “Champion Tree,” which he believes to be the oldest tree on campus.