Eastern Illinois University is proud to have attained Tree Campus USA status for 2010, 2011 and 2012. It is one of fewer than 200 American colleges and universities to be recognized via this partnership of Toyota and the Arbor Day Foundation, and one of 14 Illinois institutions to make the latest list.
Tree Campus USA recognizes college and university campuses engaged in effective management of their campus trees as well as development of connectivity with the community beyond campus borders to foster healthy, urban forests. Recognized institutions also strive to engage their student population in these efforts by utilizing service learning opportunities centered on campus and community forestry efforts.
Our efforts have won many awards, including:
Our energy-saving accomplishments have been reported in several publications. Here's a sampling: