Nationwide, over 3,400 towns have received their Tree City USA recognition and take pride in this distinction. In the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, there were over 130 recognized towns and cities recognized by this program in 2016. Read more.
The Get Rooted in Cumberland Program is a program geared toward increasing urban tree canopy within the City. It utilizes a social marketing approach to determine the perceived tree planting benefits and barriers for residential communities in Cumberland. Read more.
Through proper tree planting and maintenance, outreach and public education, Virginia Tree Stewards serve as an example of how volunteers can help increase tree canopy in local communities. Read more.