High Bridge was named a “Tree City USA” community in 2011. “Tree City USA” is a tree-planting and care program sponsored by the National Arbor Day Foundation for cities and towns in the United States.
To qualify for “Tree City USA” designation, a town or city must meet standards established by the National Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters. High Bridge achieved “Tree City” certification for activities carried out in 2010. The Award was presented to members of the High Bridge Environmental Commission at the official New Jersey State Arbor Day Ceremony on April 29, 2013 in Freehold Township.
The Borough posted “Tree City USA” signs at the entrance to the High Bridge Commons and Union Forge Park. The Borough also has two “Tree City USA” signs at the entrance to High Bridge at the north and south ends of County Road 513.
High Bridge joins Clinton, Franklin Township, and Lebanon as one of only four communities in Hunterdon County that have achieved Tree City Certification.