Tree City USA—Sterling Communities

A community earning 10 Growth Awards is recognized as a Sterling Tree City USA. Sterling communities are regarded as leaders in community forestry and are often looked upon as innovators.

Sterling Communities by State

Colorado

City Awarded
Alamosa 2003
Grand Junction 2003
Westminster 2003

Idaho

City Awarded
Moscow 2003

Illinois

City Awarded
Skokie 2003
Wilmette 2003

Iowa

City Awarded
DeWitt 2003
Marion 2003

Kansas

City Awarded
El Dorado 2003
Lindsborg 2003

Nebraska

City Awarded
Battle Creek 2003

New Jersey

City Awarded
Secaucus 2003

North Carolina

City Awarded
Asheville 2003
Farmville 2003

North Dakota

City Awarded
Wahpeton 2003

Oklahoma

City Awarded
Alva 2003

Utah

City Awarded
Provo 2003

View By Year

See the list of Sterling Community designations for each year the award was given.

Year Communities
2011 22
2010 14
2009 28
2008 23
2007 21
2006 25
2005 26
2004 28
2003 17
2002 30
2001 22
2000 27

Tree City USA is an Arbor Day Foundation program in cooperation with:
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