Forestry Division

Coon Rapids takes great pride in its shade tree program. Trees planted on boulevards, in parks and other public property enhance the quality of life for Coon Rapids residents. The Forestry Division can assist in answering many forestry-related questions.

The Forestry Division:

  • Implements our Shade Tree Disease Control Program
  • Landscapes and reforests our public lands and parks
  • Maintains public forested trail systems
  • Maintains publicly owned trees and shrubs, boulevards and streetscaping
  • Provides assistance to residents regarding forestry-related issues
  • Maintains native plantings on City property

Forestry Frequently Asked Questions

National Arbor Day and Annual Tree Sales

Tree graphic with words: Arbor Day Tree Sale Opens in new windowCoon Rapids is dedicated to assisting residents with forestry education and environmental awareness programs such as the annual National Arbor Day celebration. National Arbor Day is celebrated each year on the last Friday in April.

The annual Arbor Day tree sale assists residents in acquiring a tree for their property at a nominal fee. Residents choose from a wide selection of bare root trees which can be pre-ordered through our Forestry Division.  The tree sale is now CLOSED for 2023. 

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