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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Town Awarded “Tree City USA” Status for Eighth Time by the Arbor Day Foundation

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Farmingville, NY – At the April 20 Town Board Meeting, Supervisor Ed Romaine and the Town Board displayed a flag from the Arbor Day Foundation that designates the Town of Brookhaven as a “Tree City USA”. This is the eighth consecutive year that the Town has received the award as a result of the Supervisor’s “Greening Brookhaven” initiative.

The Tree City USA program was established in 1976 as a nationwide movement that provides the framework necessary for communities to manage and expand their public trees. Tree City USA status is achieved by meeting four core standards of sound urban forestry management: maintaining a tree board or department, having a community tree ordinance, spending at least $2 per capita on urban forestry and celebrating Arbor Day. For more information about Tree City USA, visit

Pictured left to right are Councilmember Jonathan Kornreich; Councilman Neil Foley; Councilwoman Jane Bonner, Supervisor Ed Romaine; Deputy Supervisor/Councilman Dan Panico; Councilman Michael Loguercio and Town Clerk Kevin LaValle.

Tree City 2023 group photo

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