City Home > Departments > Department of Public Services > Parks and Recreation > Urban Forestry > Urban Forestry Maintenance

Urban Forestry Maintenance

The trees that line the streets of Traverse City lack many of the biological advantages enjoyed by forest trees.  Trees growing in an unnatural, stress filled environment require intensive and systematic maintenance.  In addition to planting, trees must be given supportive services to prolong and intensify their usefulness.  Urban forest maintenance in Traverse City is the carrying out of practices necessary for reasonable health, vigor and compatibility with the urban environment.  Maintenance involves all practices between planting and removal.

Traverse City Tree Maintenance Districts Map
Use this link to view the Traverse City Tree Maintenance Districts Map

.

This page last updated on 10/27/2017.