Growing greener communities, one tree at a time.

We are a membership-based group dedicated to building the confidence, competence and camaraderie of all people who manage trees and forests in cities.

City Trees Publication

City Trees is one of the premier publications focused on urban and community forestry stewardship. Inside each issue, you’ll learn how to best manage the trees in your community from experts and peers within the field of urban forestry.

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Seeking UCFS Board Members! 

Would you or someone you know be a great leader for this Society? Find out more and apply today!


UCFS Award Nominations are open!

Let’s honor the people doing amazing work for urban and community forestry. Nominate them today!

UCFS Events

UCFS Conference

Each year UCFS hosts a conference and tradeshow. This exciting event brings together members and non-members alike to network, learn, and knowledge share.

Join us November 18-19, 2024 in Chicago, IL!


Thank you to our sponsors!

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Mentoring Program

Have you hit a “road bump” since graduating from UCFS’s Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI) or generally in your career?

Exchange Program

Swap places with a professional like you to get a new perspective and share techniques.

Municipal Forestry
Institute (MFI)

Learn leadership skills catered to the your industry!

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