Tree Talks

Virtual Tree Talk - Common Pests & Other Issues Affecting Trees & Shrubs
Thursday, Nov. 19 ~ 6:30 pm

The Urban Forestry Board will host a free virtual “Tree Talk” on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6:30 p.m. Led by Urban Forester Luke Devores, the webinar will focus on common pests and other issues that affect local trees and shrubs.

There is no cost to participate, but registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email that includes information about joining the webinar.


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About the Urban Forestry Board

The Urban Forestry Board oversees Wake Forest's Urban Forestry Program including the Town's annual Arbor Day program and planting events, and to advise the Board of Commissioners on policies relating to trees and landscape regulations.

Tree City USA

Wake Forest has been a Tree City USA every year since 1979 and has received the Growth Award every year since 2000. To be recognized as a Tree City USA – the towns and cities must meet four standards: Standard 1: A Tree Board or Department; Standard 2: A Community Tree Ordinance; Standard 3: A Community Forestry Program with an Annual Budget of at least $2 per capita; and Standard 4: An Arbor Day Observance and Proclamation.

The Tree City USA Growth Award recognizes eligible communities for innovative programs and projects that demonstrate a higher level of tree care and increased commitment of resources for urban forestry programs.


Tree Talks
Urban Forestry Coordinator