The Urban Forestry program promotes a healthy, sustainable urban forest by implementing the Urban Forestry Council Ordinance, promoting education and outreach programs, providing information on tree management, and developing innovative funding strategies for urban forestry.

Recommended Tree Lists
Tree Pruning Guidelines
Urban Forest Report

Urban Forestry Council
Landmark Trees

Related Content
Nature and Biodiversity
Protect Our Local Pollinators
San Francisco Carbon Fund
Climate Action in San Francisco
Climate Action:  ROOTS
Climate Change

Find the Wild
Tend the Wild
Grow the Wild

Additional Resources
Urban Forest Master Plan (Planning Department)
EveryTreeSF (Planning Department)
Street Trees: Permits and Palettes (Public Works)
StreetTreeSF (Public Works)
Street Tree Map (Public Works)
Neighborhood Tree Planting (Friends of the Urban Forest)
San Francisco Trees (Mike Sullivan, Author of Trees of San Francisco)
Urban Forestry in Oakland
CalFire - Urban Forestry
Urban and Community Forestry Program (US Forest Service)
Trees are Good (International Society of Arboriculture)

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This program supports the City's ROOTS goal, for healing the planet. Learn more about San Francisco's Climate Action goals at