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.


  • Landscaping information
  • Planting, pruning, and removal of trees
  • Insects, diseases, and abiotic damage information
  • Urban forestry information
  • Community resources and programs

Fall Tree Care

One of the sure signs of autumn is fall foliage in the landscape as woody plants prepare for winter.  Here are some things that can be done to help prepare your trees for the long season ahead:

Read On for an article published by NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center.


Upcoming Training Opportunity

The North Dakota Urban & Community Forestry Association (NDUCFA) will be hosting a Winter Tree ID Workshop on November 6, 2019 at the ND Heritage Center.

Through presentations, publications and looking at actual samples, this workshop will provide tree care practitioners the opportunity to expand knowledge and comfort level in identifying trees in winter using visual characteristics and dichotomous keys. If weather permits, some sessions may be held outdoors. 

 Click here for a link to the NDUCFA events page for registration information.