Forestry

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DIVISION FOCUS
The primary goal of the Forestry Division is to preserve, manage, and maintain the health of Richfield's Urban Forest. Our success in this endeavor will help provide for a better quality of life for Richfield's present and future generations. These pages will provide information about urban forest health, tree care issues, and other seasonal tree related topics.

We love our trees.

BOULEVARD TREE REQUESTS
If you are interested in a new boulevard tree please contact Richfield Public Works at 612-861-9170.

CITY FORESTRY SERVICES
  • Free advice and inspection of boulevard trees
  • Removal of hazardous trees on public property
  • Control of diseases such as Dutch Elm, Oak Wilt, and Emerald ash borer
  • Routine maintenance of trees on public property
  • Replacing boulevard trees after removal
  • Oak Wilt Information
FREE WOOD CHIPS
Free wood chips are located at Donaldson Park upper parking lot (75th and Logan).

DISPOSAL OF TREE DEBRIS/YARD WASTE ON PRIVATE PROPERTY
There are no locations in Richfield for the disposal of tree debris or yard waste. Click here to visit Hennepin County's website for locations to disposal of tree debris/yard waste from private property.

FORESTRY CONTACT
Richfield Public Works
1901 E. 66th St.
Richfield, MN 55423
612-861-9170

PROFESSIONAL FORESTRY ORGANIZATIONS
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Forestry
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
Minnesota Society of Arboriculture
University of Minnesota - Forestry
Minnesota Shade Tree Advisory Committee
Arbor Day Foundation Tree City USA
US Forest Service