What is Tree City USA?

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The Tree City USA program has been greening up cities and towns across America since 1976. It is a nationwide movement that provides the framework necessary for communities to manage and expand their public trees.

More than 3,400 communities have made the commitment to becoming a Tree City USA. They have achieved Tree City USA status by meeting four core standards of sound urban forestry management: maintaining a tree board or department, having a community tree ordinance, spending at least $2 per capita on urban forestry and celebrating Arbor Day.


Did You Know?

Tree City USA communities are home to more than 135 million Americans.

Find out if your town is one of them.

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

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