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DDOT Urban Forestry Division - UFD

The mission of the Urban Forestry Division (UFD) is to manage and increase the District's street trees to maintain healthy trees that provide the following:

  • improved air quality
  • increased ground water retention that minimizes runoff and flooding
  • temperature moderation
  • aesthetics
  • other benefits to our community

Program Operations Division
Provide educational information to District residents about the benefits of growing trees and encourage planting appropriate tree species in our urban environment.

Field Operations Division
Provide proper and expeditious services such as pruning, small tree removals and clean up of tree debris and stumps in order to provide safe sidewalk and street clearance to the residents of the District.


The mission of the Urban Forestry Administration is to manage and increase the District's street trees and to maintain healthy trees.

Program at a Glance

Program Title: Urban Forestry Division (UFD)
Agency: District Department of Transportation
Office: Urban Forestry Division (UFD)
Type: Administrative
Phone: (202) 671-5133

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