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Research has shown that street trees provide real, quantifiable value for the community. Since 2001, the City of Evansville has been designated as a 'Tree City USA' by the National Arbor Day Foundation.

National Arbor Day (Friday, April 24, 2020)

Arbor Day for the year 2020 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, April 24th.

Arbor Day is observed in spring for the United States but globally dates vary depending on the region's climate and planting season. It is a holiday to encourage people to plant and care for trees.

Arbor Day and the World

Close to around 50 countries around the world celebrate Arbor Day with the holiday celebrated during tree planting season (spring) depending on where the country is located geographically and weather is in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere.

Click here if you are interested in purchasing a terrace tree for this year's Arbor Day! 

No person, contractor or non-agent of the Municipal Services Department shall remove or cause harm to a terrace tree.  If you require a tree to be removed you must first contact the Public Works Department.  Failure to receive permission can result in fines, penalties and replacement costs to the home owner responsible for the terrace tree. 

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All summer decorations must be removed by November 11th, 2020, Veterans Day and no winter decorations may be installed until the Monday before Thanksgiving, Monday November 23rd 2020.

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Chad Renly

Municipal Services Director