Forestry

Functions

The Forestry Division provides forestry-related services of all public parks, streets, boulevards, and other properties to foster a healthy, safe, and viable urban forest.

Services & Programs


Tasks of the Forestry Division include:
  • Identifying and notifying the public of Dutch Elm Disease, Oak Wilt, dangerous and/or hazardous private trees and to remove / dispose as defined by city ordinance
  • Inspecting, identifying, removing, and disposing of dead and diseased trees and stumps from city properties and city right of way as required
  • Maintaining a public tree inventory
  • Planning, planting, pruning, and trimming all public trees in the city parks, boulevards, alleys, and public lands as required
  • Processing tree trimmings into wood chips, firewood, and landscape mulch for city use
  • Providing for the Noxious Weed Inspector Program
  • Providing tree repair and cleanup of tree damage debris caused by storms

Contact Us

  1. Scott Zlotnik
    Park and Recreation Director
    Email

    Lake George Municipal Complex
    Email

    1101 Seventh St. S.
    St. Cloud, MN 56301

    Whitney Recreation Center
    Email

    1529 Northway Drive
    St. Cloud, MN 56301

    Ph: 320-255-7277

    Business Office Phone
    Ph: 320-257-5959
    Fx: 320-257-0657

    Office Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.