Anchorage Declared Tree City

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by Gretchen Parsons

ANCHORAGE, AK- The Arbor Day Foundation has declared Anchorage a 2013 tree city.

 
The 2013 tree city USA recognition is accomplished by our communities ability to maintain effective urban Forest management.   
 
Requirements for achieving tree city status include having a tree board department and and a tree care ordinance .
 
Tree city USA communities tend to have cleaner air, improved storm water management, energy savings, and increased property value.

 

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