The Forestry and Grounds Division provides maintenance and care of approximately seventeen thousand (17,000) Village owned trees and one hundred fifty (150) acres of turf.
|FALL 2018 BRANCH PICK UP INFORMATION
Concerned about a branch blocking a sidewalk? Question about a parkway tree? When is Christmas tree drop off? Check out the Forestry FAQs.
Selected 2017 Accomplishments
- The division was awarded Tree City USA recognition. This is the 26th consecutive year the Village has received this honor.
- Assisted in the coordination of volunteers from Sears Holdings in a beautification effort at Arbor Day Park in preparation of the annual Arbor Day celebration.
- Continued the annual Arbor Day Program with the 3rd grade class from Frank C. Whiteley Elementary School.
- Completed the Emerald Ash Borer recovery program. A total of one hundred (100) replacement plantings were made in 2017. All Village‐owned Ash trees have been removed, and a total of five thousand two hundred (5,200) replacement plantings have been made since the inception of the program.
If you suspect that a tree in your neighborhood has been infested with the Emerald Ash Borer, please contact the Public Works Department.
Branch Pick-Up (Spring 2018) (PDF)
Christmas Tree Drop Off
ComEd Tree Trimming Program
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)
Fall 2018 Branch Pick Up
Forestry At A Glance (Spring/Summer 2018) PDF
Tree City USA
Public Works Department - (847) 490-6800 - PublicWorks@HoffmanEstates.org