Who are we?

The Pennsylvania Urban & Community Forestry Council was established in 1992 to serve in an advisory capacity to the Commonwealth’s State Forester.  The Council has since become a 501(C)3 entity providing it greater flexibility in partnerships with opportunities to provide community and urban forestry grants to municipalities and non-profit entities.

The Pennsylvania Urban & Community Forestry Council receives support from the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and works closely with the Bureau of Forestry and Penn State Extension to carryout the statewide urban forestry program, TreeVitalize.

The Council also works with the U.S. Forest Service, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and others across the state. These ongoing partnerships create a dynamic network of dedicated experts concerned with the health and vitality of the trees of Pennsylvania.

Council Members   –  Program Staff   –   Our Partners


In accordance with Federal law and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Indiependence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964.  USDA is an equal opportunity provider.

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