Recognizing that trees represent a vital public resource in beautifying neighborhoods and encouraging community pride, the City maintains a strong Urban Forestry Program that oversees the maintenance and care of over 6,000 City-owned street trees within the public right-of-way and on City property. In addition to tree planting, trimming and removal, the program also reinforces public education on the benefits and importance of sustaining a healthy urban forest. Tree Service Request Tree Removal Appeal Application
Tree City USA
Over the past 17 years, the City has been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation and USDA Forest Service as a “Tree City USA.” The recognition is bestowed on communities that have enacted a tree care ordinance and comprehensive urban forestry program. Each year, the City also holds an annual Arbor Day Celebration for youth to promote tree education through plantings and other interactive activities.