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.
Planting, pruning, and removal of trees
Insects, diseases, and abiotic damage information
Urban forestry information
Community resources and programs
Tree Watering Tips for Drought Conditions
The “growing” concern for trees this spring is the drought that is intensifying across much of South Dakota. While it was a relatively mild winter for people, the dry fall and winter was tough on trees and most came into spring already under considerable moisture stress. The dry spring has turned the moderate moisture stress to severe for many trees. Read on for the full article published by the SDSU Extension.
Boulevard Tree Planting
Now is a great time for tree planting. The City of Bismarck has partnered with community minded sponsors again this year to provide a partial cost share for boulevard tree planting. Click here for more information on the Partners In Planting program and how to request a boulevard tree planting permit.