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Cornell University

Tree Campus USA

Cornell Landscape Improvement Partners (CLIPers) committee gathered around Tree Campus USA  sign Arbor Day 2016

Program Description

Cornell University, through the Cornell Landscape Improvement Partners (CLIPers) committee, is recognized as a Tree Campus USA university by the Arbor Day Foundation. The Tree Campus USA program recognizes universities that effectively manage their campus trees in coordination with the surrounding community to foster healthy urban forests, and engage their students in service-learning forestry projects. In order to become designated as such, the university must meet the following standards:

Standard 1 — Campus Tree Advisory Committee
Standard 2 — Campus Tree Care Plan
Standard 3 — Campus Tree Program with Dedicated Annual Expenditures
Standard 4 — Arbor Day 2016
Standard 5 — Service Learning Project