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Farmington Parks & Rec
720 W 100 N
Farmington, UT 84025
(801) 451-0953

 

 

 

Urban Forestry

Trees keep our air supply fresh by absorbing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen.

Urban Forestry

Trees cut down noise pollution by acting as sound barriers.

Urban Forestry

Tree roots stabilize the soil and prevent erosion.

Urban Forestry

Trees improve water quality by slowing and filtering rain water as well as protecting aquifers and watersheds.

Urban Forestry

Tree Standards and Specifications | Urban Forestry Ordinance | Street Trees |  Tree Planting Guide | Pruning Techniques | Useful Links

Welcome to Farmington City's Urban Forestry Page

Here you can view information on Urban Forestry Standards & Specifications, view the complete Chapter 42 Urban Forestry Ordinance, look up Recommended Tree Species for planting in our community, read about Proper Tree Planting and Pruning Techniques and find links for Useful Websites about trees.

Quick Facts about Trees:

  • Trees keep our air supply fresh by absorbing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen.
  • Trees cut down noise pollution by acting as sound barriers.
  • Tree roots stabilize the soil and prevent erosion.
  • Trees improve water quality by slowing and filtering rain water as well as protecting aquifers and watersheds.
  • Trees provide protection from downward fall of rain, sleet, and hail as well as reduce storm run-off and the possibility of flooding,
  • Trees provide food and shelter for wildlife.
  • The world's tallest tree is a coast redwood in California, measuring more than 360 ft or 110 m.
  • The world's oldest trees are 4,600 year old Bristlecone pines in the USA.

*Developed by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), a non-profit organization supporting tree care research around the world and is dedicated to the care and preservation of shade and ornamental trees.