City of Cleveland Earns Recognition as 2016 Tree City USA

The City of Cleveland, a municipality committed to environmental sustainability, earned recognition as an Arbor Day Foundation 2016 Tree City USA. The award recognizes cities with an outstanding commitment to urban forest management. Environmental sustainability is a key initiative of Mayor Frank G. Jackson, who launched Sustainable Cleveland 2019, a ten-year effort to transform Cleveland into a "Green City on a Blue Lake."