November 14, 2000
5,000 and Counting
First Extensive Tree Census Concludes
By Carla Garnett
Before this past summer, arguably only one man knew every tree on
the NIH property. Now, following the campus's first exhaustive tree
survey, several more folks have become acquainted with NIH's arboreal
Cold and Wet, But Fun
By Rich McManus
Even though he is back at work now as an entomologist in the
Division of Safety, Trevor Lubbert is not completely done yet with
the 500-mile Alaska AIDS Vaccine Ride, a bike tour he took Aug.
21-26, stretching from Fairbanks to downtown Anchorage. That's
because he still owes thank-you notes to the many
donors including some here at NIH who pledged
a total of $4,300 to his effort, and because, as the father of a young
girl, he is fearful of a world in which a killer virus goes unchecked.
And quite frankly, it's also because he isn't done shivering yet at
memories of a cold, wet ride marred by almost daily rainfall, prying
winds and the unthinkable especially for a native of
Maryland onset of winter in mid-August.