URBAN FOREST DIVISION:
The Urban Forest Division of Saco Parks and Recreation is tasked with both the administration of contractual tree services and completion of arboricultural maintenance activities by park staff in the care of the community's street trees and urban forest. The Department's duties include hazard tree identification, assessment of the health of the urban forest, and to act as an advisor to the planning department with regards to development review. This Department is tasked by City Code to be responsible for the routine care, planting and emergency storm maintenance of all City trees. All basic tree care, planting and emergency work is covered by in house staffing.