Oakland Urban Forest Plan and Tree Inventory

The California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection (Cal Fire) awarded the City of Oakland with a grant in 2018 to perform a street and park tree inventory, create a 50-year urban forest management plan, and plant 700 trees in designated census tracts in Oakland.

Status:
Planned

About

The tree inventory will count, identify, and asses public trees in sidewalks, medians, and most parks. The results will provide a greater understanding of Oakland’s trees, including their health, the benefits they provide, and what work needs to be done to improve the City’s tree canopy.

The Oakland Urban Forest Plan will guide the management of Oakland’s public trees for the next fifty years, including addressing the community’s desires and needs, methods for creating a more equitable tree canopy cover, and direction for improving current management practices.