The Forestry Division of the Department of Public Works is committed to providing prompt, efficient, and safe delivery of arboricultural services to citizens. The Forestry Division is also responsible for the maintenance and health of Pittsburgh Urban Canopy, including 33,000+ street trees, trails, riverfronts, green ways, public facilities, rights of ways. We welcome you to understand more about trees by following links, and also to engage in the City processes surrounding the care and planting of trees.
More Education and Information
The following documents are provided to help you understand more about trees, and also to engage in the City processes surrounding the care and planting of trees.
- City Code re: Trees - includes Appeal language (Type "trees" in search box)
- Planning for urban and community forestry
Besides, Forestry Division takes care of many special projects such as the annual Holiday Tree Light up Celebration.