Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Whitehall as a Tree City USA
June 15, 2022
Whitehall was named a 2021 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to effective urban forest management.
Whitehall achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: forming a tree board or department, creating a tree-care ordinance, having an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita, and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters.
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