This division is responsible for the care of all public grounds and trees, including parkway trees. This includes the removal of undesirable, Ash, and Dutch Elm diseased trees, tree planting, tree trimming, weed spraying, brush removal, parkway restoration, and parking lot and public building grounds maintenance.

Forestry FAQs

Emerald Ash Borer
In anticipation of a future Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation, City Staff have created a plan to prepare the City of Elmhurst for the economic and environmental impacts of the loss of approximately 2300 Ash trees (of all types) out of our approximately 22,000 tree urban forest.

Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan Update (PDF)
Emerald Ash Borer Brochure (PDF)