Forestry Division

The Forestry Division is responsible for:

  • planting and maintaining the 22,000 trees along streets, boulevards, parks and public grounds that contribute to the attractive appearance of our City
  • maintaining 15 miles of grass area on boulevards plus over 100 green areas such as City parks, pocket parks, municipal building grounds, water tank sites, a historical cemetery and the Senior Housing complex
  • planting over 28,500 annual plants each spring in flowerbeds throughout the City
  • providing snow and ice control to the City's public parking lots as well as the parking lots of the City's municipal buildings during the winter months
  • providing staff support for the Public Beautification Committee
  • sponsoring the annual awards for Commendable Property, Best Porch and Patriotic Display programs

To see more information visit Emerald Ash Borer, the exotic insect that has decimated urban trees and forests in the eastern half of the nation.