The Forestry Section within the Parks, Forestry, and Open Space Division provides planning and maintenance for trees and other plant material on all public right of way and City-owned property to ensure a safe and beautiful tree canopy.
- The City of Wheat Ridge is conducting a Tree Inventory of the city's publicly-owned trees.
- Refer to Private Property Assistance for information regarding Organic Waste.
- New! Quick Guide for Storm-Damaged Trees and First Aid Tips for snow-damaged trees.
- Newly planted trees need water. See how you can help!
- Free mulch is available year-round to all Wheat Ridge citizens at Prospect Park, located at 44th and Robb, next to the tennis courts.
- Licensed Tree Care: The City of Wheat Ridge licenses tree care companies that meet the requirements set by City Code.
- All licensed tree companies appear on the Licensed Tree Care Companies List. If you are interested in obtaining a license, print out the Application for Arborist License.
- Insect Monitoring Traps are helping our trees. Find out more!
- Memorial Tree Donation Program: The Memorial Tree Donation Program lets you remember a loved one by planting a tree in his or her honor in one of the City of Wheat Ridge parks. View the Memorial Tree Application for more information.
- Gardens: Try your hand at gardening in the community garden program at Happiness Gardens.
The following are to assist citizens with various private landscape issues:
- Colorado State Forest Service Tips to prepare your trees for winter.
- There are many questions and concerns regarding the Emerald Ash Borers. For more information please see Emerald Ash Borers and CSFS Emerald Ash Borer Quick Guide.
- Xcel Energy provides an abundance of information regarding vegetation management.
- View the Transmission Right of Way Tree Clearing & Maintenance brochure.
- Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) provides information regarding landscape watering and Sustainable Landscape Solutions.
- Learn about Tree watering during drought from the Colorado State Forest Service.
- Colorado State University Extension is a great resource on various topics including: