About Forestry

IMPORTANT information for homeowners regarding the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and actions for your tree that should be taken into consideration can be found on the EAB page below.

The Forestry Unit manages boulevard and park tree planting, tree pruning, tree removal, stump removal, and tree diseases & pests.

Forestry's vision is to be stewards of the community forest by utilizing best management practices, by implementing innovative design solutions, and by increasing community awareness and engagement in order to preserve and enhance the quality and function of the community forest.

Boulevard & Park Tree Management

Planting    Pruning Tree & Stump Removal Disease & Pest Management Boulevard Tree Permit (Free) Storm Response Tree Care Recommendations Landmark Tree Program Emerald Ash Borer

Private Property Trees

Disease & Pest Management Planting Trees in Saint Paul Private Property Tree Disputes  Tree Care Recommendations Landmark Tree Program What to do with Tree Debris Licensed Tree Care Companies

Events & Activities


Community Partners


If you are interested in helping Saint Paul Forestry maintain the health and beauty of our urban canopy, please consider making a donation.

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