2020 Tree City USA Awards

2020 Tree City USA Communities in Minnesota

111 Minnesota communities have earned the 2020 Tree City USA award for their commitments to urban forest management and celebrating the importance of trees. Congratulations to the following communities:

  • Ada
  • Aitkin
  • Albert Lea
  • Andover
  • Anoka
  • Apple Valley
  • Arlington
  • Austin
  • Becker
  • Belle Plaine
  • Bemidji
  • Benson
  • Blaine
  • Bloomington
  • Brooklyn Center
  • Brooklyn Park
  • Burnsville
  • Chanhassen
  • Chatfield
  • Columbia Heights
  • Coon Rapids
  • Cottage Grove
  • Crystal
  • Detroit Lakes
  • Dodge Center
  • Duluth
  • Eagan
  • East Bethel
  • Eden Prairie
  • Edina
  • Ely
  • Fairmont
  • Faribault
  • Farmington
  • Fergus Falls
  • Fosston
  • Fridley
  • Golden Valley
  • Grand Rapids
  • Granite Falls
  • Ham Lake
  • Hastings
  • Hendricks
  • Hill City
  • Hutchinson
  • Kasson
  • La Crescent
  • Lake Elmo
  • Lakeville
  • Lanesboro
  • Le Sueur
  • Lino Lakes
  • Lonsdale
  • Mahtomedi
  • Mankato
  • Mantorville
  • Maple Grove
  • Maplewood
  • Marine on Saint Croix
  • Marshall
  • Minneapolis
  • Minneota
  • Minnetonka
  • Moorhead
  • Moose Lake
  • Morris
  • Mountain Lake
  • New Brighton
  • New Hope
  • New Ulm
  • North Saint Paul
  • Northfield
  • Norwood Young America
  • Oak Park Heights
  • Oakdale
  • Owatonna
  • Park Rapids
  • Pelican Rapids
  • Perham
  • Plymouth
  • Preston
  • Proctor
  • Ramsey
  • Raymond
  • Red Wing
  • Robbinsdale
  • Rochester
  • Rollingstone
  • Rosemount
  • Roseville
  • Royalton
  • Saint Anthony Village
  • Saint Cloud
  • Saint Louis Park
  • Saint Paul
  • Saint Peter
  • Sauk Centre
  • Savage
  • Shakopee
  • Sleepy Eye
  • Sunfish Lake
  • Two Harbors
  • Waconia
  • Wadena
  • Wayzata
  • West Saint Paul
  • White Bear Lake
  • Winona
  • Woodbury
  • Worthington
  • Wyoming

2020 Tree City USA Growth Awards

Growth Awards demonstrate higher levels of community tree care and engagement. These awards recognize milestones and annual activities in five categories that combine to build sustainable community forestry programs over the long term. All Tree City USA communities applying for recertification are also eligible to apply for a Growth Award. The following 13 Minnesota communities have earned the distinction of a Growth Award for 2020:

  • Brooklyn Park
  • Duluth
  • Eagan
  • Eden Prairie
  • Edina
  • Golden Valley
  • Lakeville
  • Lino Lakes
  • Marshall
  • Minneapolis
  • Moorhead
  • Robbinsdale
  • Saint Peter

Sterling Tree City USA Communities

Awarded to communities that have received 10 years of Tree City Growth Awards.

CITYAWARDED
Minneapolis2004
White Bear Lake2008
Rochester 2008
Brooklyn Park 2016
St. Peter  2016
Eden Prairie 2021

2020 Tree Campus Higher Education

The Tree Campus Higher Education program helps colleges and universities establish and sustain healthy community forests. Congratulations to the following Minnesota campuses:

  • Hennepin Technical College
  • Winona State University

2021 Tree Line

Tree Line USA recognizes best practices in utility arboriculture, and recognizes utility companies for their commitments to proper tree pruning, planting and care. Congratulations to the following Minnesota utilities:

  • East Central Energy
  • Rochester Public Utilities
  • Xcel Energy