Earning the Tree Campus USA designation in 2018 is especially meaningful to Middle Georgia State as it approaches the 10th anniversary of the Mother’s Day tornado that took out 90 percent of the Macon Campus’s tree canopy.
For the 10th consecutive year, the Arbor Day Foundation recognizes the Macon Campus of Middle Georgia State University as a Tree Campus USA.
Tree Campus USA is a program founded by the Arbor Day Foundation to recognize colleges and universities that effectively manage trees and engage students in participating in campus beautification and educating them on environmental issues.
Earning the Tree Campus USA designation in 2018 is especially meaningful to Middle Georgia State, said Michael Glisson, the University’s grounds manager and arborist.
Attached photo: Middle Georgia State students participating in a tree-planting ceremony on the Macon Campus.
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