Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA® Program Partnership
World’s Leading Scientific Tree and Shrub Care Company Brings Additional Expertise to Cornerstone Programming
LINCOLN, Neb. Sept. 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation announced today an expanded professional partnership with Bartlett Tree Experts in conjunction with the Foundation’s Tree Campus USA program. Now in its tenth year, Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA program boasts 344 campus participants receiving recognition for their commitment to tree care and management and a cumulative investment of $48.5 million nationwide to ensure healthy canopies on their campuses nation-wide.
“Trees are our passion and our partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation gives us the opportunity to share that passion with others,” said Robert Bartlett Jr., Chairman and CEO of Bartlett Tree Experts. “We’re proud to support Tree Campus USA, to help plant more trees and inspire the next generation in the preservation and expansion of our urban forests.”
The Arbor Day Foundation and Bartlett Tree Experts have been long standing partners through the Foundation’s Alliance for Community Trees program in addition to the Partners in Community Forestry Conference. Now, through the company’s participation in Tree Campus USA, Bartlett has, and will continue to provide educational resources to recognized campuses regarding tree care and management, as well as campus recruiting and engagement for the program and co-hosting various webinars related to campus sustainability and trees.
“We are thankful for Bartlett Tree Experts’ passion and commitment to our mission and vision,” said Dan Lambe, president, Arbor Day Foundation. “Because of Bartlett’s continued support, the Tree Campus USA program will expand as well as gain momentum and drive more campuses across America to strive for Tree Campus USA recognition each year.”
About the Arbor Day Foundation
Founded in 1972, the Arbor Day Foundation has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with more than one million members, supporters, and valued partners. During the last 45 years, more than 250 million Arbor Day Foundation trees have been planted in neighborhoods, communities, cities and forests throughout the world. Our vision is to help others understand and use trees as a solution to many of the global issues we face today, including air quality, water quality, climate change, deforestation, poverty and hunger.
As one of the world’s largest operating conservation foundations, the Arbor Day Foundation, through its members, partners and programs, educates and engages stakeholders and communities across the globe to involve themselves in its mission of planting, nurturing and celebrating trees. More information is available at arborday.org.
About Bartlett Tree Experts
The F.A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company was founded in 1907 by Francis A. Bartlett and is the world’s leading scientific tree and shrub care company. The organization’s current chairman, Robert A. Bartlett Jr., represents the third generation of Bartlett family management. Bartlett has locations in 27 U.S. states, Canada, Ireland and Great Britain. Services include pruning, pest and disease management, fertilization and soil management, cabling and bracing, tree lightning protection systems and tree/stump removal. Its corporate offices are located in Stamford, Connecticut.
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