Since 2013, Brookhaven College has been recognized annually as a Tree Campus USA® by the Arbor Day Foundation. As of 2017, 364 colleges and universities nationwide had Tree Campus USA designations with the most, 32, found in Texas.
To receive this designation, Brookhaven met five required criteria:
Our 195 acre campus – located on a former farm – is home to many native and ornamental trees. Bounded by a wild thicket at its southwest corner and a creek along its north side, the “urban forest” is a resource for wildlife as well as our students and our community. Since 2013 Brookhaven College has planted 400 trees.