Lexington Recognized by Arbor Day Foundation as a 'Tree City USA'


On June 2, 2020, we received notice of being named a 2019 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.

We join over 3,600 other Tree City USA communities, with a combined population of 155 million. To be recognized, communities must have:

  • A tree board or department
  • A tree care ordinance (bylaw)
  • An annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita
  • An Arbor Day observance and proclamation

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