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.

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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
January 1, 2019 Annual Report
Board or Commission Application

 2020 Meeting Minutes


2019 Meeting Minutes

 January 2020 June 2020      January 2019 June 2019
 February 2020  August 2020     February 2019  August 2019
 March 2020  September 2020    March 2019  September 2019
April 2020   October 2020  
April 2019 
 October 2019 
 May 2020  November 2020  
May 2019  November 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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