Forestry

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The Park Maintenance Department includes a Forester and two Forestry Technicians.

Responsibilities


Edina's Forestry Division is tasked with:
  • Keeping trees, brush and vegetation in Edina's parks trimmed and pristine year-round
  • Identifying vegetation problems along all City streets, alleys and sidewalks
  • Clearing plants and weeds that could lead to potential driving hazards along roadways that border City property
  • Notifying residents of potentially hazardous vegetation along roadways on private property that must be maintained by the property owner
  • Identifying, marking and removing diseased trees and buckthorn on City parkland
  • Replanting trees in City parks
  • Answering questions and identifying diseased trees for Edina residents