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About TreeVitalize

TreeVitalize is DCNR's partnership-based urban forestry program. Download the TreeVitalize accomplishments report.



PA Urban and Community Forestry Extension

Penn State University, in partnership with DCNR, employs a number of urban foresters available to assist communities with shade tree management. They provide advice and guidance on planting, maintaining, and long term management of community trees. Find the Extension Urban Forester in your area.


Tree City USA

Gain recognition for your community as a place that values its shade trees. Meet four basic criteria necessary for an effective shade tree management program, and join 3,400 other communities across the country recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation.



Pennsylvania Community Forest Council

Learn about this organization which strives to assist communities in developing sustainable urban forestry programs.