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Article: What It Takes to Be a Champion

Posted by Avery Maris Maloto on July 12, 2021

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, according to the U of I Master Plan, measures more than a whopping 8,000 acres of land in the Master Plan Area. F&S helps count and maintain all 16,534 trees on U of I grounds. That includes more than one “State Champion” tree – meaning it is the largest of its species in Illinois.

Read more about U of I's champion trees on campus on the F&S Website or the PDF in the attached files!