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On April 24, 2000, in a ceremony at the Heritage State Park in Lynn, Andover was awarded Tree City USA status by the Department of Environmental Management Urban Forestry Division. The status is awarded on an annual basis. Andover has kept its commitment to the policies and has received the award each year since 2000.
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Andover was first awarded Tree City USA status in 2000 by the National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation National Association of State Foresters and the USDA Forest Service. The award recognizes cities and towns for their comprehensive tree-care programs and their commitment to planting new trees. The status in awarded on an annual basis. Andover has kept its commitment to the policies and has received the award each year since 2000.
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To have Tree City status the municipality must
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* have a Tree Department
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* have an annual forestry working plan
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* spend at least $2 per citizen on tree maintenance
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* observe Arbor Day
See
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* "Andover Celebrates Arbor Day, Gets Tree City USA Status" (Letter to the Editor) ''Andover Townsman'', May 4, 2000, page 9.
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*"'Tree City' may soon have more stumps: To solve power outages, power company looks to chop down trees," ''Andover Townsman'', November 3, 2005.
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* "Timber! National Grid may cut down hundreds of trees in Andover," ''Eagle Tribune'', December 4, 2005, p. A1.
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*"Stump City, USA? Power failures spur electric company to eye cutting down 638 trees in town," ''Andover Townsman'', December 8, 2005, p. 1.
*[http://www.arborday.org/programs/treeCityUSA.cfm Tree City USA]
*[http://www.arborday.org/programs/treeCityUSA.cfm Tree City USA]
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 16:09, January 10, 2008 (EST)
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On April 24, 2000, in a ceremony at the Heritage State Park in Lynn, Andover was awarded Tree City USA status by the Department of Environmental Management Urban Forestry Division. The status is awarded on an annual basis. Andover has kept its commitment to the policies and has received the award each year since 2000.

To have Tree City status the municipality must

  • have a Tree Department
  • have an annual forestry working plan
  • spend at least $2 per citizen on tree maintenance
  • observe Arbor Day

See

  • "Andover Celebrates Arbor Day, Gets Tree City USA Status" (Letter to the Editor) Andover Townsman, May 4, 2000, page 9.
  • "'Tree City' may soon have more stumps: To solve power outages, power company looks to chop down trees," Andover Townsman, November 3, 2005.
  • "Timber! National Grid may cut down hundreds of trees in Andover," Eagle Tribune, December 4, 2005, p. A1.
  • "Stump City, USA? Power failures spur electric company to eye cutting down 638 trees in town," Andover Townsman, December 8, 2005, p. 1.
  • Tree City USA

--Eleanor 16:09, January 10, 2008 (EST)
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