SF Environment staff surveyed 22 City departments, public agencies, and non-government organizations that oversee or manage a portion of the urban forest in San Francisco. Organizations were asked to provide information on forestry budget and staffing, maintenance activities, accomplishments, and concerns.

This data is tracked to:

Track the condition of the urban forest, trees planted, trees removed, and threats.

  • Better understand the resources used to maintain the city’s urban forest.
  • Track the priorities, needs, and concerns of City departments and local nonprofits, and monitor how they change over time.
  • Find ways to increase the contributions that trees provide to our community.
  • Provide analysis of adherence to the Urban Forest Plan and best management practices.
  • Share the Council's public education and outreach projects.
  • Highlight notable achievements in urban forestry.

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