What is a Public Tree?
“Public” trees are those owned, regulated and/or cared for by a government entity — a village, city, township, county, state, etc.

In Wyoming, OH, public trees include those growing:

  • in the right-of-way along roads (aka ROW or curbside trees)
    • there are approximately 66 curb miles in the City
  • in parks & preserves
    • there are 45.3 acres of active-use parks in the City
    • there are 25 acres of passive-use preserves/green areas in the City
  • on other city land — like the Civic Center, police/fire station, administration building, etc.

Fast FAQs
Just the basics
Info for newcomers

Organizing Concepts
What is the Urban Forest?
What is a Public Tree?
Who Cares for Public Trees?
Who Prunes Right-0f-Way Trees?
Why Care About Public Trees?
How is Public Tree Management Funded?

Prevent Damage to Soil in the Right-of-Way
Prevent Tree Root Damage in the Right-of-Way

Glossary of Terms