The Tree Campus USA program, created by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota Motor North America, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
UNCG met the five core standards for sustainable campus forestry required by Tree Campus USA:
- establishment of a tree advisory committee
- evidence of a campus tree-care plan
- dedicated annual expenditures for its campus tree program
- an Arbor Day observance
- sponsorship of student service-learning projects
Archival photo by David Wilson