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Urban Forests

The forest outside your door

Like electricity and water, an urban tree canopy is part of a community's infrastructure. Well-managed urban forests provide services such as energy conservation, economic vitality, improved air quality, reduced stormwater runoff, carbon sequestration and enhanced beautification.

Urban Forestry Grants

A broad overview of grant types, application materials and other resources.

Wisconsin's Champion Tree Program

Learn more about the largest trees in Wisconsin and how you can add to the list (program currently on hold).

Wisconsin Urban Forestry Assessment

Find out about the programs monitoring our urban forests of the past, present and future.

Good health grows on trees conference

Interested in exploring the connections between trees and health? This conference is for you.

Emerald ash borer toolbox

Essential tools for your community to plan for, detect and manage this invasive pest.

Tree learning center

Learn how to identify and care for trees, the benefits of urban tree canopies and more.

Wisconsin urban forestry council

Members, meeting minutes and general information about the Urban Forestry Council.

Urban forestry contacts

Contact information for all DNR urban forestry staff, organized by state regions.
Urban forestry contacts

Training and events

Listings for urban and community forestry training sessions across the country.
Training and events

Tree City USA

Learn about this program, past award recipients and how your community can apply.
Tree City USA

Tree inventories

Details about tree inventories, including purpose, instructions and types of data collected.
Tree inventories

Urban Forestry Consultants

A directory of urban forestry consultants who identified themselves to the DNR.
Urban Forestry Consultants

Community Tree Management Institute

A program designed for municipal staff responsible for tree management.
Community Tree Management Institute