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Forestry

Table 1: Contact information.
ContactTelephone
Kerstin von der Heide, Village Forester (630) 434-5475
Public Works Department (630) 434-5460

A forestry program has been active in Downers Grove for more than four decades and has received various awards including Tree City USA and Forestry Department Accreditation. The forestry program manages more than 22.570 trees located in the public parkways and includes planting, pruning, removals, watering, mulching, and problem diagnosis.

The Urban Forestry and Municipal Landscape Maintenance Program manual details all forestry and landscape activities.

To request a parkway tree planting or pruning work, report broken branches or damaged trees, or to request tree inspections, please contact the Public Works Department or submit a request through DG CRC