South Holland named 2012 Tree City USA

2013-04-30T00:00:00Z South Holland named 2012 Tree City USATimes Staff nwitimes.com
April 30, 2013 12:00 am  • 

SOUTH HOLLAND | The village of South Holland has been named a 2012 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, according to a news release from the village.

This is the 12th year South Holland has been honored for its urban forest management. The four requirements needed to receive the designation include the existence of a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community 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.

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