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City of Manassas Named Tree City USA

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City-SealCity of Manassas, VA . . . The City of Manassas has been named a 2013 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of the City’s commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the 24th year the City of Manassas has earned this national designation.

The City of Manassas achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: 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 Arbor Day event was held on April 25 at Byrd Park.

“Being a Tree City means more than just taking care of our trees,” said City Manager W. Patrick Pate. “In taking care of our trees, we are taking care of our future – leaving a legacy of clean air, beauty and good stewardship.”

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. For more information on the program, visit www.arborday.org/TreeCityUSA.

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