Urban Forestry Mission

The Urban Forestry Division of the Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department continually works to ensure the health and safety of trees growing in City parks and public places. Serving as a public resource, the Urban Forestry Division utilizes community-based educational programs to promote proper tree care practices and create an awareness of the importance of trees to the environmental health and beauty of Little Rock.

Urban Forestry Activities

The Urban Forestry Division of Parks and Recreation works closely with community organizations and various City departments on tree-related issues. Some of the activities and responsibilities include:

  • Planting trees in parks and public areas
  • Maintaining mature trees in parks and public areas
  • Removal and mitigation of dead or hazardous trees on City property
  • Maintaining Tree City U.S.A. Certification
  • Promoting Project Learning Tree activities at schools
  • Monitoring Urban Forestry ordinances for public trees
  • Assisting City Departments with tree related issues
  • Serving as an informational resource to the community

If you have any specific questions about Urban Forestry or tree care in Little Rock, please feel free to contact us at any of the numbers listed below.

For More Information

JP Rogers - Parks Maintenance Manager
500 West Markham Street, Rm. 108
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-6850