Updated on August 2, 2016
Tree Campus USA?
I’ve never made an infographic before, but a make-and-share seemed like a good time to try it out. I used Canva, an online graphics program.
I was surprised to see these little signs pop-up around campus a few years ago, that said “Tree Campus USA”. So, I thought I’d share.
Text from infographic
Title: Tree Campus UAF
The University of Alaska Fairbanks was Tree Campus USA certified from 2011-2015.
Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008, by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota, to honor colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals.
OneTree Alaska is an education and outreach program of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The program engages students of all ages in tree-inspired projects that encourage scientific inquiry, stewardship, craftsmanship, and creativity.
Alaska’s Largest Black Spruce: Located on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. The tree was 71 feet tall, as of 2010!
West Ridge Plaza is home to memorial trees, planted in 2010. White Spruce and Siberian Fir for Les Vierick, Birch for Robert Wheeler.