The Urban Forestry Council advises city departments, including the Board of Supervisors and the mayor, on urban forestry issues and is responsible for the following:

  • Develop a comprehensive urban forest plan, educate the public
  • Develop tree-care standards; identify funding needs, staffing needs, and opportunities for urban forest programs
  • Secure adequate resources for urban forest programs
  • Facilitate coordination of tree-management responsibilities among agencies and report on the state of the urban forest

The Urban Forestry Council meets in City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Jr. Place, San Francisco, CA 94102, on the following dates:

  • The fourth Friday in January, March, May and September at 8:30 a.m. in Room 400
  • Fourth Tuesday in February, June, August and October at 6:00 p.m. in Room 416
  • Second Friday in December at 8:30 a.m. in Room 400

The Planning and Funding Committee and the Landmark Tree Committee meet in the Environment Department Office, 1155 Market St., 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103:

  • The Planning and Funding Committee meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. with the exception of November, when there is no Planning and Funding Committee meeting.
  • The Landmark Tree Committee meets as needed on the first Thursday of each month at 4:15 p.m.

To contact the Urban Forestry Council, please call (415) 355-3734 or email the Urban Forestry Council Coordinator at jesus.lozano@sfgov.org.

Taskforce Members

Nicholas Crawford

Igor Lacan (Chair)

Pamela Nagle

Spencer Potter

Ilaria Salvadori

Damon Spigelman

Lewis Stringer

Andrew Sullivan

Tai Trang

Morgan Vaisset-Fauvel

Edgar Xochitl Flores (Vice Chair)

Upcoming Meetings

Jun
25

June 25 2024 Urban Forestry Council Meeting

6:00pm
Jul
02

July 2 2024 Planning and Funding Committee Meeting

4:00pm
Aug
06

August 6 2024 Planning and Funding Committee Meeting

4:00pm