What's been happening in Arlington?

In September of 2019, the Arlington tree survey was completed entirely by volunteers.

To see the Arlington Community Tree Fact Sheet, click here!


City-wide Tree Survey

As part of a grant that Arlington received for replanting trees in areas of loss from emerald ash borer, a tree survey was conducted and completed - entirely by volunteers!  Volunteers worked in peer teams and received training and technical assistance by the University of Minnesota's Department of Forest Resources. In September of 2019 the survey was completed. 

If you would like more information about the survey, check out the Fact Sheet above or contact the city administrator, Amy Newsom at


Arlington, Minnesota is looking for volunteers to help care for your community's trees and we want you to help! There are many ways to can be involved. The most common and easy ways to help are to take part in community tree plantings, watering new trees, and pruning trees. Are you interested in more? The Tree Steward Program will allow you to help monitor the health of newly planted trees in order for them to thrive for many years. You will learn more about the different species of trees, symptoms of concern to monitor, and how to make sure that each trees is provided the resources it needs to grow up healthy.

Click below to become part of your community's mailing list to stay informed on upcoming opportunities. Thank you for your interest!

Events in Arlington

Tree Survey:

The progress of the city tree survey, as of December 22, 2019, can be seen here: Arlington Tree Survey Summary.


Citizen Pruner:

Training will be offered on the following dates:

There are no dates scheduled at this time.


Tree Steward:

Training will be offered on the following dates:

There are no dates scheduled at this time.