Rice earns ‘Tree Campus USA’ honor

Rice University has again been designated a “Tree Campus USA” by the Arbor Day Foundation.

Tree Campus USATree Campus USA program recognizes colleges and universities that effectively manage their campus trees, develop connectivity with the community beyond campus borders to foster healthy, urban forests, strive to engage their students and community in forestry efforts.

Rice, whose campus is officially designated as an arboretum, is one of 16 Texas colleges and universities that earned this distinction in 2015. Rice also made the Tree Campus USA list in 2014 and 2012.

Learn more about Tree Campus USA at www.arborday.org/programs/treecampususa/index.cfm.


About Rice News Staff

The Rice News is produced weekly by the Office of Public Affairs at Rice University.