Meet the Team
The Community Tree Preservation Division’s Urban Forest Program seeks to enhance Austin’s quality of life by fostering a healthy urban forest for all. This diverse team of professionals supports this mission through partnerships and programming that prioritizes data transparency, equitable engagement, and long-term urban forest and community resiliency. This tree team is responsible for implementing Austin's Urban Forest Plan and City Code Chapter 6-3 ~ Trees and Vegetation.
Urban Forest Program Goals:
- GROW | Support tree planting and related activities that maintain and increase urban tree canopy.
- CARE | Provide up-to-date information to enable people to make responsible decisions related to trees.
- INFORM | Support urban forest health by promoting best practices for tree care.
- INSPIRE | Foster a lasting culture of stewardship by moving Austinites towards a deeper appreciation of our community’s trees.