Our goal is to create a diverse urban forest in the City of Thunder Bay and our parks. Different species and ages of trees can better defend against natural and human-made threats. Trees can struggle in our northern urban environment, which can shorten their lifespan.

Tree concerns?

Have a concern with your trees? Learn how to handle common tree problems.

Invasive species

Invasive species like the emerald ash borer can be devastating to our trees. Find out how to report them and how to avoid their spread.

Plant a tree

Planting a tree of your own? Make sure to follow our standards for planting a tree. Find out which plant species that you shouldn't plant in Thunder Bay with our Grow Me Instead Guide for Northwestern Ontario

Request a tree

You can request a tree on your boulevard. Find out what trees we have available and how to apply.

Tree care and pruning

Learn how to take care of your trees with our Tree Care and Pruning Guide. You can also sign up for our Citizen Pruner Program to learn advanced techniques.

Tree Protection Standards and construction zones

You and any contractors are responsible for following our Tree Protection Standards.

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