Tree Campus USA® Tree Planting Event - October 15, 2012
On October 15, 2012, the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota of North America held a tree planting event with college representatives, students, and the community to celebrate LAVC's destinction as a Tree Campus USA® campus. As the first college in Los Angeles to be awarded this distinction (and the only California community college campus), LAVC was given 30 trees to plant on the campus. The event, which included participants of the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference in Los Angeles, planted new trees on the east side of the Theater and Music buildings, as well as along the campus border along Burbank Avenue.
Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota of North America presents a Tree Campus USA plaque to Los Angeles Valley College. Pictured from L to R: Toyota of North America's Jim Colon, Arbor Day Foundation's Mary Sweeney, LACCD Chancellor Daniel J. LaVista, LAVC President Dr. Sue Carleo, and LACCD Board of Trustees Member Scott Svonkin
Students, community members, and ASHEE participants volunteer to plant trees near the college's Theater Arts Building.
Planting Trees Along Fulton Avenue Volunteers plant trees along the southern end of the college near Burbank Boulevard