Be a part of the 2023 Tree City USA community in New York. Apply for Tree City USA status by December 1st, 2023.

Last year, New York State had 174 approved Tree Cities, one of the best showings in the country!

Want to learn more about the Tree City program, its benefits, and its requirements?

Being a Tree City helps to set up the framework for a community forestry program; build local, state and national partnerships; and improves access to funding opportunities. For more information, visit the Arbor Day Foundation website, as well as DEC’s Tree City webpage.

Ready to start your application?

Head to the application portal by typing into your browser, and, if it’s your first time logging in this year, click the “sign up now” link, located just under the big sign-in button.

Questions about your application?

If you have questions about the content of your application and how to submit the correct materials, visit the DEC website.