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Free Mulch Available#

Free Mulch Available

Free mulch is available for pick up (self-load) at the following community parks, until supplies run out:

  • City Park
  • Edora Park
  • Fossil Creek Park
  • Rolland Moore Park
  • Spring Canyon Park

Free wood mulch is also available throughout the year at two self-load sites: Timberline Recycling Center and The Gardens on Spring Creek.

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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

Community Canopy

Through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation's Community Canopy program, 1,000 trees will be provided to residents of Fort Collins for $25 each.

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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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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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