Urban and community forests

Urban Forest

An urban forest is all of the trees and other vegetation in and around a town, village or city.

Start or Improve
a municipal forestry program.
Apply
for an Urban Forestry grant.
Prepare
your community for emerald ash borer.

Trees are vitally important to cities, villages and towns. Like electricity and water, an urban tree canopy is part of a community‚Äôs infrastructure, providing valuable environmental, economic and social benefits. Well-managed urban forests pay back [PDF exit DNR] nearly three times the cost to plant and maintain them.


Last Revised: Friday August 01 2014