Public policy & advocacy
Since 1977, we have been an advocate for creating greener communities to create healthier communities. Through our established presence in Dover and long history of advocacy success, we continue to build relationships with policymakers at the county, state, and federal level.
Alliance for Community Trees (ACT)
ACT considers TheDCH one of most effective environmental organizations in the country and praises our advocacy on urban forestry legislation. The Alliance for Community Trees is a national umbrella for urban forestry groups, bringing best practices, national model programs, partnerships, and potential funding sources to the forefront. ACT’s Public Policy Committee advocates for legislation helpful to urban forest initiatives nationwide.
The trees are in at St. Patrick’s & St. Mary’s Church on King Street! Thanks so much for what you do for our community. You’re the best!
— Eleanor Riley
TheDCH has an impact on tens of thousands of people every year, and since 1993 our programs have increased more than 400%.