Urban Forestry

Urban forestry is the care and management of tree populations in urban settings for the purpose of improving the urban environment. Urban forestry advocates the role of trees as a critical part of the urban infrastructure. Urban foresters plant and maintain trees, support appropriate tree and forest preservation, conduct research and promote the many benefits trees provide. Urban forestry is practiced by municipal and commercial arborists, municipal and utility foresters, environmental policy makers, city planners, consultants, educators, researchers and community activists.

To help limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus and protect our community members' health, all Arbor Day recreation programs are cancelled.

Tree planting along the creek at Green Acres Park.

Tree planting along the Highway 72 Extension corridor nearing Ridgeview Park.

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901 N. Elm, Room 306, Rolla, MO 65401

(573) 426-6901


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