Tree Campus

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been awarded as a Tree Campus by the Arbor Day Foundation. 

Urban Forestry Research  

Jorge Cantu, a University of Texas - Pan American graduate student, led a  campus-wide research project which has granted UTRGV with the Tree Campus USA Initiative.

Cantu's findings contributed largely to UTRGV earning its first ever Tree Campus USA designation for the Edinburg campus. 

gPS map showing every tree tagged with a GIS point and catalogued during the first Campus Tree Inventory. Every tree is physically labeled with a metal numbered tag.