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Arboriculture and Tree Care

Arboriculture  is the cultivation, management, and study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants.

An Urban Forestry Agent is available to provide educational programs on tree care and maintenance, and to serve as a source for urban tree information to commercial tree companies and to the residents of Duval County. To contact the Urban Forestry Agent send an e-mail to:


Urban Forestry Fact Sheets

Helpful Links

The City of Jacksonville's Urban Forestry Page

A Great U-Tube on the Emerald Ash Borer

The Limits of Treating Sick Trees

Tree Owners Manual (Great Basic Information)

Pruning Crape Myrtle

New Fact Sheet on Tree Planting (1162 KB PDF)

New Fact Sheet on Selecting Nursery Trees(999 KB PDF)

University of Florida Tree Web Page

University of Florida Urban Tree Selector (uses Adobe Flash)

How To Hire an Arborist

Find or Verify a Certified Arborist

Florida Urban Forestry Council

Calculate the Benefits Your Tree

Tree Care Consumer Site

24 Ways to Kill a Tree (From Virginia Tech)

Powerpoints from Recent Programs

Right Tree Right Place- Mike Robinson

Choosing and Planting a Quality Tree

Evaluating the Planting Site- Rob Northrop

Trees JU Science Lecture

Citrus in a Greening World

Woodbine Tree Selection and Planting

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