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Urban Forestry

Established in June of 2001, the Evansville Department of Urban Forestry is under the Department of Transportation and Services.  Urban Forestry consists of four full time tree crew workers and is managed by the Evansville City Arborist. The duties of the Department are as follows:

  • Enforcement of the Evansville Tree Ordinance.
  • Day-to-day activities related to hazardous tree and tree limb removal.
  • Removal of tree debris created by storms.
  • Inventory of existing public trees.
  • Supervision of the Arborist Licensing program.
  • Presentation of tree-related materials to public.
  • Development and dissemination of educational brochures pertaining to trees.
  • Inspection and recommendations for public tree issues.
  • Dissemination and review of public tree planting and removal permits.
  • Planning, performing, and assistance for public tree planting.
  • Recertification for Tree City USA status & Growth Award.
  • Planning and supervision of annual Arbor Day event.
  • Coordination with other government agencies, not-for-profit groups, and the public concerning tree related activities issues.
  • Apply for Grants.