The forestry department is responsible for the management, planting and design of city owned trees on municipal property. These include trees on city boulevards, center medians and parks. The services that are preformed by the forestry crews are removal of dead or hazardous trees, removal of hazardous limbs and trimming for traffic and pedestrian hazards and clearances. Our goal is to manage the Urban Forest and provide a better quality of life for city residence. Our department also acts as a resource for other city departments for streetscape design, urban forest preservation, and community planting projects.
- Trees add beauty and character to our neighborhoods and communities.
- Trees produce oxygen
- Trees improve air by capturing pollutants in leaves and reduce carbon dioxide.
- Trees capture and hold harmful pollutants.