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 New

  • A Street Tree Policy was approved unanimously by the Tree Commission on June 20, 2018. Click here to view this policy.

  • The City of Wilmington was one of only two NC cities selected by the North Carolina Forest Service to participate in a federal study to look at how urban trees can be used to improve the quality of our local waterways. Click here to learn more.

Mission

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

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

Meetings
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

Minutes

 2019 Minutes 2018 Minutes   2017 Minutes
January 2019  January 2018   January 2017
 February 2019 February 2018   February 2017
March 2019   March 2018  March 2017
April 2019  April 2018   April 2017
May 2019  May 2018   May 2017
June 2019  June 2018   June 2017
August 2019  August 2018   August 2017
 September 2019 Hurricane Florence  September 2017
 October 2019 October 2018   October 2017
November 2019  November 2018   November 2017

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 
aaron.reese@wilmingtonnc.gov

 

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