Originally Posted on Cambridge.ca
Cambridge, Ontario. (March 1st, 2021) – The City of Cambridge has been recognized as a Tree City of the World by Tree Canada, The Arbor Day Foundation, and the United Nations for its continued management of the city’s urban forest.
The city has earned this recognition by meeting five core standards that demonstrates their dedication and determination towards planting and conserving trees for a greener future. The city met these standards through the creation of the Urban Forest Plan, current street tree and other inventories, performance indicators and monitoring reports, tree planting, tree policies and laws, annual budgets, and staff/capacity.
Tree Cities of the World is a program founded by The Arbor Day Foundation and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to recognize cities around the globe that have committed to growing and maintaining their urban forest. Tree Cities of the World aims to create more green spaces in urban areas by recognizing the cities that do it well.