Urban Forestry

The City of Cookeville has accepted a three year grant from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, for an urban forester to implement strategies outlines in the Urban Forestry Management Plan and to serve on Cookeville’s Tree Board. Under this Grant, Cookeville has developed a program to manage the quality and quantity of trees located in our Urban Forest. The program will focus on the following:

  • Hazard Tree Control
  • Increasing Canopy Coverage
  • Increasing quantity and quality of trees
  • Public Education and outreach
  • Public involvement/ participation
  • Tree Board Projects
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