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皇冠官网网站 named a 美国树校园 for the TENTH consecutive year

Los Angeles Valley College is committed to sustaining the trees and plants that make up its beautiful urban forest. Valley College is honored to have received a 2020 美国树校园® designation by the Arbor Day Foundation.

被自豪地称为 第一个 California community college to received this prestigious honor, this is the tenth year in a row it has received this notable designation.

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Established by LAVC's founding Biology faculty, the college's urban forest now has over 1,600棵树木和植物. The beautiful campus environment is not only enjoyed by students, 教师和社会, but is also a teaching tool for biology students. 读了 History of LAVC's Urban Forest.

In 2010, the college embarked on a establishing a Urban Forest Master Plan to help guide the college on the ongoing maintenance and sustainability of its diverse urban forest. 除了, creation of the urban forest master plan set the pathway for Valley College's desire to apply to be a 美国树校园®. The Urban Forest Master Plan provides the college with an all encompassing resource in the preservation, restoration and regeneration of their invaluable asset. The campus’ urban forest is not only a vital part of LAVC’s identity, its stature is equally important for the surrounding community. Preservation of this valuable asset is crucial both to the community and the College. 阅读有关 LAVC城市森林 Master Plan. LAVC holds the unique distinction of being the first community college in California in 2011, and the first college campus in the city of Los Angeles to be named as a 美国树校园® by the Arbor Day Foundation. This notable honor was celebrated by Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota of North America with a tree planting event on October 15, 2012.

今天, 跟随LAVC的领导, several other colleges and universities across California have taken steps to become a 美国树校园. Valley is proud of being an early leader in sustainable urban forest man年龄ment in the state.

The prestigious 美国树校园® designation serves as a testament to the college’s commitment to preserving and maintaining its urban forest. 美国树校园, a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation. 读到 LAVC's Journey to be a 美国树校园.


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