Trees provide significant levels of environmental, social and economic benefits to our community. For over 30 years, Fairfax County has been proactive in raising awareness about the importance of trees and forests in our community. Learn More about Urban Forest Management in Fairfax County
Who To Call
The responsibility for hazardous trees generally lies with the people or agency that owns or maintains the property. Get information on how to handle emergency situations and who to contact about hazardous trees.
News and Videos
Trees Are The Answer
Every dollar spent on planting and caring for a community tree yields benefits that include cleaner air, lower energy costs, improved water quality and storm water control and increased property values.
Before removing a tree, consider the benefits of conserving the tree and if some pruning and care would be a better approach.
Planting and Care
Trees are a great investment in your property and a source of pride and pleasure. Proper planting and maintenance are essential to protect your investment and make the most of the benefits of having trees.
Insects and Diseases
Learn how to identify Fairfax County's most notorious pests, what to do when you spot them and how to create a healthy tree environment.
Not sure what kind of tree that is? These tools will help you find the species of tree which will help you find information on how to properly care for it.
A tree is a long term investment, so plant the right tree in the right location.
Know the Rules
For the benefit of everyone, trees are protected by a set of policies, standards, ordinances and regulations.
Publications and Forms
Find important reports and forms related to the management of trees
Outreach and Education
Request a tree program for your classroom.
Public Works strives to protect and enhance the natural environment, but we can’t do it alone. Find opportunities to get involved with tree planting groups.