(Neb.)-Chadron Named A 2012 Tree City USA
(Chadron)- Chadron has been named a 2012 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the 23rd year that Chadron has earned the national designation.
The community also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating environmental improvement and a higher level of tree care.
Chadron achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the programs four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual 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.
For more information visit arborday.org/TreeCityUSA.
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