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Scheduled tree work orders that are routine, emergency, and storm-related are posted online and updated either monthly (for routine work) or daily (for emergency work).
UFA applied for and received American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) Grants in late 2009 to fund three coordinated projects: Impervious Surface Reduction, Green Median Renovation, and Tree Canopy Renovation.
The US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has added the District of Columbia to a federal quarantine due to Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis.
Any residents and contractors who wish to plant, prune, or remove a tree within the Public Right-of-Way must first obtain permission from the Department of Transportation and the Urban Forestry Administration.
Call 311 or go to 311 online to request street tree services, including reporting emergencies, pruning, removals, and planting.
Adopting a tree is a great way to make nature part of your family.
The 2008 Farm Bill amended the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act (CFAA) by requiring States to complete a statewide assessment of forest resource conditions and a long-term statewide forest resource strategy.
The Five Year Plan for the District Department of Transportation, Urban Forestry Administration, updated and approved in 2007 by the USDA Forest Service.