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Tree Campus USA

Students Aubry Worsham and Megan Boswell plant a tree on the Berry campus.

Berry has long been renowned for the beauty of its campus and its lush canopy of approximately 7.5 million trees. Now the Arbor Day Foundation has gotten into the act, applauding Berry’s efforts to preserve and manage this vital resource by bestowing Tree Campus USA recognition on the college. This program – started in 2008 and sponsored by Toyota – recognizes colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and engaging staff and students in conservation goals.

“With more than 27,000 acres of natural beauty, wildlife and flora it only makes sense that Berry would hold such a distinctive honor,” said Eddie Elsberry, Berry director of agriculture operations, environmental compliance and sustainability. Read more.

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