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You Can Help Your Town

Picture of Boston, Massachusetts, a Tree City USA community

The value of your community trees is both easy to see—and easy to overlook.

We all enjoy the beauty of trees. We also reap the many benefits of well-managed city forestry: more valuable homes and businesses, cleaner air and water, lower energy costs. better controlled storm water, and a better quality of life.

A town or city becoming a Tree City USA almost always begins with someone like you who urges city leadership to support well-managed community forestry and apply for recognition.

And once your local city forestry management is underway, you can help make it even better.

Here are ways for you to share in the work of Tree City USA and help the community where you live.

Your Community Find out if your town is a Tree City USA

Volunteer Volunteer with a tree planting group near you.

Contact Contact your state urban forestry coordinator for assistance.
Benefits Learn more about the benefits of living in a Tree City USA

Urge Your Leaders Urge your city’s Leadership to apply for recognition.

Help Even More Already a Tree City USA? You can help even more.

Additional Resource

Tree City USA Bulletin: You Can What City Foresters Do

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

United States Forest Service Logo Urban and Community Forestry Logo National Association of State Foresters Logo