Congrats to our 2018 Tree City, Line, & Campus USA Partners!

Ninety-five cities and towns across Washington have earned the Tree City USA Award. Also getting honors are the 11 Tree Line USA Utility Companies and nine Tree Campus USA Colleges and Universities in the state. Tree Campus USA Awards: DNR is pleased to announce that 10 institutions of higher education in Washington have been awarded … Continue reading Congrats to our 2018 Tree City, Line, & Campus USA Partners!

Congrats to our 2017 Tree–USA Partners!

Ninety-one cities and towns across Washington have earned the Tree City USA Award. Also getting honors are the 11 Tree Line USA Utility Companies and 9 Tree Campus USA Colleges and Universities in the state. Tree Campus USA Awards: DNR is pleased to announce that nine institutions of higher education in Washington have been awarded … Continue reading Congrats to our 2017 Tree–USA Partners!

Coordinator’s Corner — April Celebrates the Tree Planter’s Holiday

Happy Arbor Day! Here at DNR we celebrate the “tree planter’s holiday” all month long with communities across the state. Often celebrations include Earth Day, which supports activities friendly to the environment. The celebrations definitely complement each other. Trees provide a lot of positive environmental benefits as well as social and economic benefits. And Earth … Continue reading Coordinator’s Corner — April Celebrates the Tree Planter’s Holiday

From the Field: Port Angeles City Council Looks to Regain Tree City USA Designation

Urban forester Ben Thompson of the state Department of National Resources recently briefed the Port Angeles City Council on how the city can rejoin the 89 other Washington cities on the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA list. The Arbor Day Foundation listing recognizes cities that meet certain requirements such as having a forester or … Continue reading From the Field: Port Angeles City Council Looks to Regain Tree City USA Designation