CREC earns Tree Line USA honor

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May 6, 2019

The Arbor Day Foundation has named Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) a 2019 Tree Line USA utility. This is the 18th consecutive year the cooperative has been honored for its commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care.

Tree Line USA, a partnership between the Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters, recognizes public and private utilities for pursuing practices that protect and enhance America’s urban trees.

CREC achieved the Tree Line USA recognition by meeting five program standards. Utilities must follow industry standards for quality tree care, provide annual worker training in best tree-care practices, sponsor a tree-planting and public education program, maintain a tree-based energy conservation program and participate in an Arbor Day celebration.

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