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Tree Campus USA

This program sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation helps promote trees on campuses. This provides many benefits such as reducing energy consumption and carbon dioxide, and providing green spaces. MU is currently applying to become a Tree Campus USA affiliate for efforts done in 2017. In order to become an affiliate campuses must:

  1. Have a campus tree advisory committee
  2. Have a campus tree care plan
  3. Have dedicated annual expenditures in a campus tree program
  4. Host an Arbor Day Observance
  5. Provide outreach through a service-learning project

For more information, visit their website.

In the Media:

KOMU, Tree Project Could Lead Campus Organization to National Recognition

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