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Tree Campus: Take a Tour

Tree Campus SCC is a multi-year and interdisciplinary college initiative to document, map, and celebrate the incredible diversity of trees planted on the campus. With over 200 species, Shoreline Community College is an arboreal paradise that deserves to b

Take a tour of our trees!

Members of the College and the community are invited and encouraged to take a tour.

  • Start the tour anywhere on campus. See maps below.
  • If you don’t have time to see the whole collection at once, the campus has been broken into smaller touring zones (lettered A-J), with major plant specimens indicated in each. 

Look for Tree Campus signs (see examples below) located near walkways to learn plant names, their families, and where they grow.

  • Use the QR code to find more detailed information on each plant (such as ecological, economic and cultural/historical significance). Just point your smartphone camera at the QR code, and a link will appear to take you to the learning guide for that plant. Helpful tip: to be able to use the QR code from a distance, try zooming in with your smartphone camera.
  • Color coding of common name:
Native to the Pacific Northwest (see Douglas Fir sign)

If you can’t visit campus, you can still take a “virtual tour” by visiting each plant’s website in the A-Z plant listings in the tabs above.   


All campus zones

North campus

South campus

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