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Urban Forest Strategic Plan#

illustration of trees with phrase rooted in community urban forest strategic plan

Trees are a critical part of the Fort Collins infrastructure. Our trees...

  • Support community health
  • Improve air quality
  • Provide natural habitat
  • Create a sense of place in this vibrant community

The Forestry Division is in the process of creating the City's first-ever Urban Forest Strategic Plan. More information can be found online at

Private Property Tree Care

Property owners are responsible for their trees and can contact a private licensed tree service for tree pruning or removal.

Licensed Arborists

City Property Tree Care

To report public tree concerns, contact the Forestry Division office at 970.221.6660 or fill out a pruning/removal request form below.

Pruning/Removal Request

Invasive Insect Alert: Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a highly destructive, non-native insect that infests and kills all North American true ash species.

More information

Hammocking & Slacklining

Learn about tree protection guidelines to have fun and stay safe when hammocking! Watch this video for a quick overview.

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Free Mulch Available

Need mulch? Two self load sites are available through the summer:

  • Timberline Recycling Center
    • 1903 S Timberline Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80525
  • The Gardens on Spring Creek
    • 2145 Centre Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80526

Locate Trees on TreeKeeper

All city-owned trees and species are tracked in TreeKeeper. This is a useful tool when identifying whether the trees near you fall under the city management plan or should be handled privately.

Open TreeKeeper

Become an Urban Forest Ambassador

The Forestry Division maintains over 56,000 trees and needs help updating the public tree inventory. Urban Forest Ambassadors will perform a variety of inventory and outreach tasks. Learn more about the program through a short video.

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