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Arbor Day Foundation crowns University as a Tree Campus

Arbor Day Foundation crowns University as a Tree Campus

April 25, 2018

The arboretum and grounds include more than 1,400 trees of 117 different species. David Nelson, manager of Horticulture & Grounds, shares the ins and outs of caring for the University’s urban forest.

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Seven straight years: University recognized as Tree Campus USA

Seven straight years: University recognized as Tree Campus USA

March 8, 2017

Tree Campus USA is a national program through the Arbor Day Foundation that honors colleges and universities that have a commitment to effective urban forest management and engaging staff and students in conservation goals.

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University honored with Tree Campus USA recognition

University honored with Tree Campus USA recognition

February 23, 2016

With its more than 1,400 trees of 116 different species, the University has again been named a Tree Campus USA institution for the sixth straight year, the Arbor Day Foundation has announced.

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University named Tree Campus USA for fifth straight year

University named Tree Campus USA for fifth straight year

March 13, 2015

The University’s Horticulture and Grounds Department achieved the Tree Campus USA title by again meeting the program’s five standards, which include maintaining a tree advisory committee, a campus tree-care plan, dedicated annual expenditures toward trees, an Arbor Day observance and student service-learning projects.

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