Rochester Hills Named Tree City USA Growth Award Winner

The City Celebrates a 30 Year Commitment to a Strong Tree Canopy In addition to Arbor Day, the City of Rochester Hills is celebrating 30 years of being committed to a vibrant tree canopy through the Tree City USA program. As an active member of the program, the city has a strong focus on making sure the community is engaged in natural resources and building a larger tree canopy year after year. “Our tree system is a key component of maintaining our air quality, water resources, health, and … [Read more...]

Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony this Friday at Meadow Brook Hall

City of Rochester Hills Celebrates 28 Years as a Tree City USA Mayor Bryan K. Barnett encourages residents to join the City of Rochester Hills and Meadow Brook Hall to roll up their sleeves and celebrate Arbor Day on April 27 by helping to plant new trees on Meadow Brook’s historic grounds. Meadow Brook Hall is hosting their annual Woodland Entrance Restoration Program on Arbor Day, April 27, 2018 as a community work day and tree planting celebration. The goal will be to improve a … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Hall Woodland Entrance Restoration Program and Arbor Day Celebration

Historic landscapes are important cultural resources that are part of our national heritage. They represent a physical record of the history of a property and reflect a personal account of design trends and styles, social history, and the life styles of the owners. Meadow Brook Hall’s Woodland Entrance is an important component of our historic landscape, it also serves as a natural habitat for wildlife and as a recreational attraction for visitors to enjoy. The woodlands have slowly … [Read more...]

Celebrate Arbor Day by Planting a Tree at Meadow Brook Hall

Rochester Hills to Hold Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony Mayor Bryan K. Barnett encourages residents to join the City of Rochester Hills and Meadow Brook Hall to roll up their sleeves and celebrate Arbor Day on April 28 by helping to plant new trees on Meadow Brook’s historic grounds.  In an effort to revitalize the woodlands and kick-start a maintenance program, Meadow Brook Hall is launching the Woodland Entrance Restoration Program on Arbor Day, April 28, 2017 as a community work day and … [Read more...]

City Of Rochester Celebrates Arbor Day at Elizabeth Park

The Rochester City Beautiful Commission (CBC) celebrated Arbor Day by planting Autumn Blaze Maple on April 28 at Elizabeth Park. Members of the CBC were on hand for the celebration along with Rochester City Administration, City Council members and the Parks Department. The celebration began with a welcome, and a few Arbor Day Trivia facts, from Mayor Pro Tem, Kim Russell followed by the tree planting lead by Kim Russell and City Manager Blaine Wing. The CBC has planted trees in the … [Read more...]

Hills celebrates Tree City designation

  For the 22nd year, Rochester Hills has been named a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation. To become a Tree City USA, a community must meet four standards:  a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, a comprehensive community forestry program and an Arbor Day observance. This year’s tree planting ceremony commemorating Arbor Day will be held at Bloomer Park, 345 John R Road at 4 p.m. on April 27.  The public is invited. “Trees and their many benefits to our … [Read more...]