Wilmington Tree Commission

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The Commission’s purpose is to promote and endorse programs and policies to support, maintain and grow our urban forest, increase public education, and establish award and recognition programs as incentives to encourage a healthy, safe and attractive natural environment for the City of Wilmington.

What's Happening


Recognizing the need to protect and promote our urban forest, the City of Wilmington’s City Council established the Wilmington Tree Commission on April 16, 1996. To Promote, Protect and Enhance our Urban Forest.

About the Commission

12 members:  (7) voting City residents, (2) voting at large members, (3) ex-officio members with (1) each from Planning, Development & Transportation, Community Services and the City Arborist

Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, except the months of July and December. The group meets in the 5th floor conference room of the CresCom Bank building  located at 115 North 3rd Street  

Terms on Commission
Each member is appointed by the City Council for a term of not more than (3) years.  No member appointed by the Council shall be eligible to serve more than (2) consecutive terms.

Interested in Applying to be on Commission?
Any vacancies will be advertised on GTV8 and local papers.

Commission Bylaws
2018 Annual Report
Board or Commission Application

Past 12 Months of Minutes

November 2019 May 2019 
 October 2019  April 2019
September 2019   March 2019
 August 2019  February 2019
 June 2019 January 2019 

Tree Commission Programs

Staff Liaison

Aaron Reese
1702 Burnett Boulevard
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910 341-0078 (TDD 341.7873/TTY 711)
Fax: 910.341.4663 


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