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Amber Filipi

    Tree Campus USA

    Tree Campus USA Keeps Students Involved

    By Amber Filipi | May 25, 2017

    Since 2008, the Tree Campus USA program has recognized college and university campuses that effectively manage campus trees, develop connectivity with the community beyond campus borders to foster healthy, urban forests, engage student population through service learning opportunities centered on campus, and community forestry efforts. In 2016, more than 300 colleges met the program’s five standards and were recognized as a Tree Campus USA.  Lone Star College-Montgomery received the distinction in 2016 and shares some of the wonderful forestry work…

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  • Tree City USA

    Why Tree City USA? Why YOUR City?

    This article was originally published in the March issue of Community Tree Connections newsletter—The newsletter of the Oregon Urban & Community Forestry Assistance Program. Written by Kristin Ramstad, Acting Urban & Community Forestry manager,…

    By Amber Filipi | April 19, 2017
  • Tree City USA

    Meet the Largest Tree City USA Community

    More than 135 million residents in 3,400 communities across America and Puerto Rico call their home a Tree City USA. Tree City USA is a program of the Arbor Day Foundation that provides the…

    By Amber Filipi | November 13, 2015
  • Misc Trees

    Meet the Smallest Tree City USA Community

    More than 135 million people live in a Tree City USA community. The Tree City USA program recognizes communities for their commitment to urban forestry. The program sets up the framework for a healthy…

    By Amber Filipi | September 18, 2015