Help Prune Trees

help us keep our trees beautiful.

Its not just about planting trees--Young tree pruning, or tree training, is critical for strong, healthy street trees! Our goal is to prune young trees in public right-of-way, so branching reaches at least 15 ft. over roadways and 8 ft. over sidewalks. It typically take 4-5 years to cycle through the city. It really does take a village!

Working with the city arborist, we prune in the spring and fall for several weeks. We supply the tools, vests, and the all important donut! Interested but never pruned a tree? No problem-- We teach you the ropes on properly how to property prune a young tree safely. We have other tasks, such as stack limbs, notify neighbors with door hangers, and more. Join the fun!

Contact us or the Community Forestry and Greenspace Manager with the West Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department to learn more.


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