The Arboretum at Arizona State University was designated as a TREE CAMPUS USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation on November 7, 2008.
One of the requirements of this designation is to establish a Tree Advisory Committee to oversee the planting of new trees and inventory all tree species on ASU Main campus.
A secondary purpose of the committee is to raise awareness of the arboretum and to increase the visibility of its trees and plants for student and teacher education.The committee will have members represented by students, faculty, facility management, and community. The committee meets four times per year, if you would like to serve for a one year term please email us.
To raise awareness and visibility of the arboretum at ASU and educate the public about the flora on campus.
The completion of a campus wide inventory with GPS coordinate mapping.
To collect an oral history of the trees at ASU Main to connect the students to the plant life through campus history.