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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

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Overall Score Expired
Liaison Shanna Eller
Submission Date Feb. 20, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of North Carolina, Greensboro
OP-T2-21: Tree Campus USA

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Trey McDonald
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Is the institution recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation's Tree Campus USA program?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's Tree Campus USA program:

UNCG was the first of the 17 universities of the University of North Carolina System to receive Tree Campus
USA award, and has been recognized as a Tree Campus USA in 2009, 2010, and 2011. UNCG has also applied for a 2012 award. Tree Campus USA colleges and universities successfully meet five core standards, each of which UNCG has developed programs and policies for:
• Campus Tree Advisory Committee - Peabody Park Preservation Committee.
• Campus Tree Care Plan - updated annually.
• Campus Tree Program with Dedicated Annual Expenditures
• Arbor Day Observance
• Service Learning Project - multiple tree planting and invasive species removal events for students every school
year (e.g., http://ure.uncg.edu/prod/news/faculty-staff/arbor-day-every-day/)


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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Information for this credit was received from Chris Fay, Asst. Director for Grounds, UNCG.

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