Ohio State, with CFAES’ help, boasts two green, healthy ‘Tree Campuses.’

March 15, 2019

Two homes of the Buckeyes were recently honored for how they care for their trees.

The Columbus campus of The Ohio State University and the Wooster campus of the university’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) have each been named a Tree Campus USA by the national Arbor Day Foundation

The designation, given annually, goes to colleges and universities for their commitment to effective urban forest management—for doing the work to have healthy trees where it’s sometimes a challenge to grow them. Recipients have to meet five standards, including having a campus tree advisory committee and a campus tree care plan.

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