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Namesakes: The Paul Dzerk Water Oak Tree

A living reminder of the late arborist and UNLV Grounds supervisor of 35 years is rising up along the Academic Mall.

Paul Dzerk (shown on the left), arborist and UNLV Grounds supervisor, cared for UNLV's trees for over three decades before retiring in 2019. He passed away this past fall. (R. Marsh Starks/UNLV)

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