Memphis Botanic Garden has been designated as
Tennessee Urban Forestry Council’s first Center of Excellence!
new Center of Excellence program will enhance urban forestry at regional sites
throughout the state. “The
Centers of Excellence will provide depth to TUFC and will assist with arboretum
development and certification, provide ongoing educational programs, and give
citizens a local resource for arboriculture,” said TUFC president Patrick
Haller. “This is a definite step forward for urban forestry in Tennessee and we
are excited about this program.”
Center of Excellence sites
the highest level of arboretum certification.
a certified arborist.
a designated “tree team.”
at least four education programs annually, devoted to arboriculture and urban
TUFC with certification of arboretums in the region.
as a resource to the community for tree information and education.
urban forestry within the area.
Read the press release announcing Memphis Botanic Garden's COE designation.
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