Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.62
Liaison Allison Jenks
Submission Date Sept. 7, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

New Mexico State University
Tier2-3: Tree Campus USA

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 joni newcomer
Mgr. Env. Policy and Sustainability
Facilities and Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Is the institution recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation's Tree Campus USA program?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's Tree Campus USA program:

We have inventoried 4000 trees on our campus (which is a pretty good count for a high desert location!). We used the program from "iTrees" for our inventory. Facilities and Services worked together with the Geography department and the students created the inventory as a special class project. We are the center of pecan country and the pecan growers have donated many pecan trees that now line our streets.
http://www.itreetools.org/ is the website for iTree
We meet several of the credits of the Arbor Day Foundation as well as plant trees on campus with volunteers from local school districts as well as NMSU volunteers.
http://pow.nmsu.edu/view_plan.php?plan_id=563
See Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences article in link to above newsletter titled: "NMSU Shows Roots to the Past Can Help Students Appreciate the Environment"


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.