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Tree Campus USA

The Tree Campus USA program recognizes college and university campuses that effectively manage their campus trees; develop connectivity with the community beyond campus borders to foster healthy, urban forests; and strive to engage their student population utilizing service learning opportunities centered on campus, and community, forestry efforts. For further information, please visit the Arbor Day Foundation or Florida Forest Service web sites.

Tree Campus USA recipients in Florida as of 2015 include:

  • College of Central Florida College (Ocala)
  • Eckerd College (St. Petersburg)
  • Florida Atlantic University (Jupiter Campus)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (Fort Myers)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (Melbourne)
  • Florida International University (Biscayne Bay Campus)
  • Jacksonville University (Jacksonville)
  • Johnson and Wales University (North Miami Campus)
  • Nova Southeast University (Fort Lauderdale)
  • St. Johns River State College (Palatka)
  • Stetson University (Deland)
  • University of Central Florida (Orlando)
  • University of Florida (Gainesville)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables Campus)
  • University of South Florida (Tampa)
  • Valencia College (Orlando West Campus)

For further information, please contact Lou Shepherd, Urban Forestry Coordinator for the Florida Forest Service, via E-mail Louis.Shepherd@freshfromflorida.com or by calling 850-681-5881.