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Monroe named Tree City
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MONROE - Monroe was recently recognized by the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA community for its commitment to urban forestry.Monroe has earned this national designation for 23 years. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters and the USDA Forest Service.Monroe has met the four standards to become a Tree City USA community. Tree City USA communities must have a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, a comprehensive community forestry program, and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.The City of Monroe Parks Department recently completed the planting of 32 terrace trees and five trees in city parks this spring.