Now more than ever, trees and forests are a vital component of healthy, liveable, and sustainable communities around the globe. The Tree Cities of the World program is committed to inspiring cities and towns to care for and celebrate their urban tree canopy. Become part of this new global network of cities and achieve international recognition for your leadership in urban & community forestry.

Find out more about how to share and celebrate your successes in establishing and growing trees in your town or city - and achieve global recognition at the same time!

Download a PowerPoint slide show to share with colleagues - slide notes accompany each slide - easily accessed in Presenter Mode.  (NOTE: This is a large file and may take a few minutes to download).

Core Standards

There are five core standards that must be met to achieve recognition as a Tree City of the World. These are:

Standard 1: Establish Responsibility

Standard 2: Set the Rules

Standard 3: Know What You Have

Standard 4: Allocate the Resources

Standard 5: Celebrate Achievements

The Tree Cities of the World program provides direction, resources and worldwide recognition for your community's dedication to its urban forest.  More information and the application process is available online.

Visit the Tree Cities of the World website.


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