Mission and Scope of Work
Every feasible planting space in Cheyenne occupied by a suitable and thriving tree of good health and safe structure.
Dedicated to improving the urban forest by: Working with citizens, businesses, government agencies and tree care professionals in maintaining and renewing a safe, healthy, and diverse mature tree canopy to enhance the beauty and prosperity of the community.
Our Definition of an Urban Forest: The relationship of all trees and woody shrubs existing, alive or dead, within an area developed, lived in, worked in, and managed, by people.
Scope of Forestry Division's Mission:
Providing educational opportunities and information to citizens and professional tree care personnel.
Leading by example in tree planting, and overall tree care on city owned and maintained lands.
Through research and experimentation plant a wide variety of tree species that are able to grow in this planting zone.
Working with architects, planners, developers, governing body, business owners, and citizens to design and incorporate ideal tree planting locations and species along new and existing city streets.
Minimize public right-of-way safety concerns caused by trees and shrubs.
Monitor tree mortality causing insect and disease threats with inspection, action, and follow-up.