ASWSU volunteer planting tree at Ruby Street Park.

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has been recognized as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. 

An official presentation of the award was held Wednesday, April 22, during a tree planting at Ruby Street Park, an event and recreation area developed and maintained by the Associated Students of Washington State University (ASWSU).

Bill Vertrees, Facilities Services assistant vice president, estimates there are now more than 10,000 trees on the Pullman campus and surrounding WSU-owned properties.

ASWSU volunteers planting trees at Ruby Street Park.
ASWSU volunteers planting trees at Ruby Street Park.
ASWSU volunteers planting trees at Ruby Street Park.
ASWSU volunteers planting trees at Ruby Street Park.
ASWSU volunteer planting tree at Ruby Street Park.
ASWSU volunteer planting tree at Ruby Street Park.