Urban Forestry

Urban Forestry

This page provides information on a variety of programs, policies, studies, and efforts related to urban forest management. The Charlottesville Parks and Recreation department is responsible for planting, maintenance, and removal of trees on public properties including parks, schools, street right-of-ways, and public buildings. The City of Charlottesville takes an active role in our urban forest through:

  • Education
  • Expansion
  • Monitoring
  • Preservation
  • Protection
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Best Management Practices for Tree Preservation, Transplanting, and Removal (PDF)

The City of Charlottesville has created this guide for homeowners, developers and others related to the care and preservation of trees. The City also publishes a Standards and Design Manual of specific requirements and specifications for work built in public areas of the City.

See also: Tree Conservation