Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 61.73
Liaison Sean MacInnes
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2014
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University of North Carolina, Greensboro
OP-T2-21: Tree Campus USA

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Anneliese Hitcho
Student Worker
Office of Sustainability
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Is the institution recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation's Tree Campus USA program?:

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

UNCG was the first university of the University of North Carolina System to receive the Tree Campus USA award, and has been recognized as a Tree Campus USA each year from 2009-2012. UNCG has also applied for a 2013 award.

Tree Campus USA colleges and universities successfully meet five core standards, each of which UNCG has developed programs and policies for:
• Campus Tree Advisory Committee - Peabody Park Preservation Committee.
• Campus Tree Care Plan - updated annually.
• Campus Tree Program with Dedicated Annual Expenditures
• Arbor Day Observance
• Service Learning Project - multiple tree planting and invasive species removal events for students every school year (e.g., http://ure.uncg.edu/prod/news/faculty-staff/arbor-day-every-day/)

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

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

Information for this credit was received from Kevin Siler, Grounds, UNCG.

Information for this credit was received from Kevin Siler, Grounds, UNCG.

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