• Tree Campus USA® recognizes college and university campuses that 
    • Effectively manage their campus trees,
    • Connect with the community beyond campus borders in an effort to foster healthy urban forests, and
    • Strive to engage their student population in service learning forestry projects. 


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    It is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation and administered locally by Texas A&M Forest Service.


    Is your school a recognized Tree Campus USA?


    Texas has the most Tree Campus USA schools in the nation with 21 participants:

    • Abilene Christian University - Abilene
    • Brookhaven College - Farmers Branch
    • Dallas Baptist University - Dallas
    • Eastfield College - Mesquite
    • Lone Star College-Montgomery - Conroe
    • McLennan Community College - Waco
    • North Lake College - Irving
    • Northwood University - Cedar Hill
    • Rice University - Houston
    • Texas A&M University - College Station
    • Tarrant County College Southeast - Arlington
    • Texas Southern University - Houston
    • Texas State University - San Marcos
    • University of North Texas - Denton
    • The University of Texas at Austin - Austin
    • Sam Houston State University - Huntsville
    • University of Houston-Clear Lake - Pearland
    • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley - Edinburg
    • Mountain View College - Dallas
    • St. Edward's University - Austin
    • University of Houston - Houston


     + Enrollment Standards

    Tree Campus USA enrollment standards (PDF, 135KB)

    1. Tree Advisory Committee
    2. Campus Tree Care Plan
    3. Tree Program with Dedicated Annual Expenditures
    4. Arbor Day Observance
    5. Service Learning Project



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     + Program Benefits

    Discover the benefits of Tree Campus USA

    • Positive public image
    • Student and faculty pride
    • Environmental aspects
    • Good stewardship 


     Interested in learning more? Check out the “Keys to Tree Campus USA” episode from the Trees are Key podcast.