EGSC earns Tree Campus USA recognition
by Halei Lamb | March 29, 2018 4:04 pm
East Georgia State College was recently recognized as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. The Tree Campus USA program honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
To obtain this distinction, EGSC has met the five core standards for sustainable campus forestry required by Tree Campus USA, including 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 and the sponsorship of student service-learning projects.
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