Division Services & Information

The mission of the Bismarck Forestry Division is to manage and improve the health of the urban forest while enhancing the quality of life for our growing community.


Our Division is responsible for:
  • Landscaping information
  • Planting, pruning, and removal of trees
  • Insects, diseases, and abiotic damage information
  • Urban forestry information
  • Community resources and programs

Featured Topics

  • ARBOR DAY is getting closer! This year the City of Bismarck Forestry Division will be celebrating 40 years of Tree City USA, recognizing Partners in Planting Sponsors, distributing Appleseed Awards for tree planting and beautification efforts on public property and a Beautification Award for tree planting and beautification on private property. Please join our celebration on May 5th at 1:30 p.m. at Sunrise Park (located at 3201 Northrop Drive). This year a Bur Oak tree will be planted and dedicated to Donald DuFrame in recognition of the thousands of trees he touched during his years of service as an arborist with the City of Bismarck Forestry Division from 1981 to 2006. 

  • Online maps are available! Click on the following links to view the online maps. These maps offer information regarding the tree's location in Bismarck, when the tree was dedicated, and to whom it was dedicated. Interested in honoring a loved one with a tree planting? Click here for more information.

  1. City of Bismarck to Celebrate Arbor Day May 5

    The Bismarck Forestry Division will host a community recognition program and ceremonial planting Friday, May 5, 1:30 PM, at Sunrise Park, 3201 Northrop Drive, Bismarck. The public is welcome and invited to attend. Read on...
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