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Application/Recertification

THE RECOGNITION PROGRAMS REQUIRE YEARLY APPLICATIONS TO DOCUMENT ACTIVITIES RELATED TO URBAN FORESTRY AND ARBOR DAY.

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All new and recertifying communities must apply on-line using the Tree City USA Online Portal. Paper applications will not be accepted. This site has good help options and support as you start your application. Any questions about the website or online portal must be directed to the Arbor Day Foundation staff. If you start an application and do not complete and submit it, it will not be reviewed and approved. The following forms are required documentation for Standard 3 and must be submitted with your application:

To make sure you meet all program requirements, use our Tree City USA Checklist.

We are here to help, if you have questions about the application process, please feel free to reach out to our office.

Deadline for applications: December 1st

Tree City USA Growth Award:

The portal access used for Tree City USA applications is also used to apply for a growth award and is reviewed as part of your TCUSA application. Tree City Growth Award Logo

Appropriate documentation for each activity is described on ADF’s Growth Award Eligibility and Application Procedures. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Deadline for applications: December 1st

Tree Campus Higher Education
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All new and recertifying campuses must apply on the Tree Campus Higher Education Application page. Paper applications will not be accepted.

This site has good help options and support as you start your application. Any questions about the website or the application process itself must be directed to the Arbor Day Foundation staff. If you start an application and do not complete and submit it, it will not be reviewed and approved.

To make sure you meet all program requirements, use our Tree Campus USA Checklist.

Deadline for applications: December 1st

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All new and recertifying utilities must apply online using the Tree Line USA Online Portal. Paper applications will not be accepted.

This site has good help options and support as you start your application. Any questions about the website or the application process itself must be directed to the Arbor Day Foundation staff. If you start an application and do not complete and submit it, it will not be reviewed and approved.

To make sure you meet all program requirements, use our Tree Line Application Checklist.

Deadline for applications: December 1st




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