Urban Forestry

Urban Forestry Division of Little Rock Parks and RecreationWelcome to the website for the Urban Forestry Division of Little Rock Parks and Recreation. This site was created to keep you informed of Urban Forestry related programs and issues here in your community.

We hope you will find information that may be of value in managing the trees on your own property.

Urban Forestry Mission

The Urban Forestry Division of the Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department will continually work to ensure the health and safety of trees growing in City parks and public places. Serving as a public resource, the Urban Forestry Division will utilize community-based educational programs to promote proper tree care practices and create an awareness of the importance of trees to the environmental health and beauty of Little Rock.

Urban Forestry Activities

The Urban Forestry Division of Parks and Recreation works closely with community organizations and various City departments on tree-related issues. Some of the activities and responsibilities include:

  • Planting trees in parks and public areas
  • Maintaining mature trees in parks and public areas
  • Removal and mitigation of dead or hazardous trees
  • Maintaining Tree City U.S.A. Certification
  • Performing tree inventories at parks and public areas
  • Conducting Youth Arbor Day celebrations
  • Administering the E.N.A.C.T. neighborhood program
  • Promoting Project Learning Tree activities at schools
  • Monitoring Urban Forestry ordinances for public trees
  • Assisting City Departments with tree related issues
  • Serving as an informational resource to the community

Contact Information

Throughout the Urban Forestry website, you will find forms that you may use to obtain general tree care information. Please submit the completed form and we'll respond to your request within three (3) working days.

If you have any specific questions about Urban Forestry or tree care in Little Rock, please feel free to contact us at any of the numbers listed below.

For More Information

Robbie Hudson - City Arborist
500 West Markham Street, Rm. 108
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 374-TREE or (501) 372-0928 (Fax)
Parks and Recreation: (501) 371-4770
rrhudson@littlerock.org