June 1, 2014
Location of Impact
Central Administration - Facility Services - Grounds
Impact of Idea

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Interactive Map of the Trees on the McMaster Campus

  • McMaster University claims that there are 72 different species of trees and shrubs on its campus.  But where are they located?
  • McMaster could be the first Canadian university to provide a interactive campus map that shows the location of each notable tree.
  • The interactive map would enable the McMaster community to:
    1. Learn about the trees on the campus.
    2. Better appreciate the beauty of the campus and the diversity of its greenery.
    3. Become more familiar with the campus layout.
  • The map could be made available either on a web page or as a downloadable application.

Examples of interactive maps of this kind at other universities are found at:

  • Responded on May 12, 2016
    • Facility Services has compiled an inventory list of all the trees that can be found on campus as well as their current condition
    • You can access this list by clicking here
    • Facility Services is discussing the feasibility of this idea

    More updates to come!

  • - That's a Great Idea team
  • Responded on September 8, 2014
    • Facility Services has an inventory of all the types of trees on campus, as well as where they are located.
    • They are in the process of placing this information on the Facility Services website, and it should be up before January 2015.
    • If you would like a copy of the list, please contact Carlos Figueira, Director, (Facility Services Custodial Services).
  • - That's a Great Idea team