Edmonds earns Tree City USA designation again


Last updated 8/4/2020 at 11:11am

Brian Soergel

A tree in Edmonds.

The Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Edmonds a 2019 Tree City USA award winner for the seventh year in a row in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

"I really appreciate that Edmonds has been recognized this year," said Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson. "Trees play a vital role in making our community healthy and livable. They provide clean air to breathe, they absorb harmful gases that heat up our planet, they reduce stormwater runoff from polluting Puget Sound, they reduce noise pollution by absorbing and blocking sounds, and (have) many other benefits that im...

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