Tree City USA and Growth Awards

Tree City USA and Growth Award RecognitionTree City USA

The City of Manchester is excited to announce it was recertified in 2020 as a Tree City USA community and achieved its first Growth Award as presented by the Arbor Day Foundation. The Growth Award recognizes communities for higher levels of tree care through increased commitment of resources to urban forestry management. The City shares the Arbor Day Foundation’s corporate mission “to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees”.

To find out more about Manchester Tree City USA and Growth Award recognition you can visit the Arbor Day Foundations website at

TRIM Grant Awarded from Missouri Department of Conservation


The City of Manchester has received and completed the Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) Grant Project this spring. Funding was provided to the City by the Missouri Department of Conservation to complete an inventory and management plan for the City parks, a native tree and shrub planting project on the City-owned property along the hillside Howard George Drive, and the development of six educational brochures on various tree topics Thank you MDC!