The Delaware City Tree Commission is responsible for promoting the health of the City’s tree inventory and is Delaware City’s designated “Tree Authority.” The Commission advises Mayor & Council and the City Manager on policies to protect and manage trees in the town’s parks and street right-of-ways. Each year the Commission approves the tree management plan and the tree planting program.
Delaware City is proud of its trees. They contribute significantly to the attractiveness of the town’s parks and streetscapes and provide important environmental benefits in the form of shade, erosion control, and pollution reduction. Delaware City has been recognized by the Arbor Foundation as a Tree City USA. The Delaware State Forester has designated Delaware City as a Tree Friendly Community.