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Forestry

'Tis the Season of Giving

Give the gift of the urban canopy this holiday season through City Give! Replacement of over 2,000 trees lost to storms, old age or poor health is vital to the sustainability of the urban forest. Choose "Urban Forestry Fund" in the drop down donation menu.

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Christmas Tree Recycling

Recycle your live Christmas tree at the drop-off locations listed. Fees apply, contact the specific location for details.

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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.

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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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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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