Tennessee Urban Forestry Council (TUFC) Certified Level 1 Arboretum
UT Martin maintains our campus trees according to recommended arboricultural practices. With Level 1 Certification, we maintain 30 to 60 tree tags with common and scientific names. The campus is open to the public.
Arbor Foundation Certified Higher Education Tree Campus
UT Martin meets five core standards of tree care and community engagement for this certification: 1. Annual meeting of a Campus Tree Advisory Committee 2. Maintenance of a Campus Tree Care Plan 3. Documentation of dedicated annual expenditures on the Campus Tree Plan 4. Annual involvement in an Arbor Day Observance 5. An annual Service Learning Project aimed at engaging the student body.
Xerces Society Bee Campus USA
Bee Campus USA provides a framework for our campus community to work together to conserve native pollinators by increasing the abundance of native plants, providing nest sites, and reducing the use of pesticides. UT Martin students, faculty, administrators, and staff work together to carry out several commitments to conserve native pollinators and make our campus a better place for pollinators.