City of Griffin Tree Program

Tree City – The City of Griffin has been a Tree City for 26 years.  This year 79 new trees were planted across the city.  The Tree City program is part of the Arbor Day Foundation.

The requirements to become a Tree City include:

  1. A tree board or department.
  2. A publically available tree ordinance.
  3. A community forest program with an annual budget of at least $2 per capita.
  4. Host an Arbor Day event each year.

Certified Arborist – City of Griffin Stormwater arborist, Kreg Jenkins, performs tree inspections and oversees the city’s Tree Program.

Arbor Day – Georgia’s Arbor Day is celebrated the third Friday in February.  The City of Griffin is always looking for new places to plant our trees!  Please let us know if you are interested in an Arbor Day Event!

Arbor Day 2018- Celebrated with the students and staff of New Horizon New Direction Preparatory Academy.   Three maple trees were planted with the help of the students.


To learn more about the Tree City Program and Arbor Day, visit the Arbor Day Foundation website at

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