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Home > City Departments > Public Works, Parks & Streets > Division of Parks and Recreation > Bureau of Forestry

Bureau of Forestry

The City of Buffalo Bureau of Forestry is responsible for maintaining and preserving the public urban forest, which includes all street trees located within the city right of way as well as those inside of parks and city-owned lots.

In order to record and respond appropriately to the thousands of Forestry related calls received each year, please Call 311 to request an inspection, tree planting, removal or trimming, a root or sewer conflict, or pest or disease concern. You may also place a request online at: 311 Call Center



For additional information on common public tree concerns, please review:
 Forestry - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Please click on the below links for more specific information:

City of Buffalo Street Tree Map:

Tree Planting:

Volunteer Tree Plantings, Stewardship or Memorial Tree Programs:

Tree Pruning:

Tree Work Permits:

Tree Protection Requirements for Development:

Common Pests and Diseases: