Public Trees

Public Trees managed by the Urban Forestry Division of the Department of Parks and Recreation, City of Boulder. The provided tree data does not include trees on Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) land. City ordinances prohibit the picking of fruit on trees located on OSMP property. For a list of unique tree species contained in this dataset please see

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Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Author Ellen Pesek
Maintainer Christy Spielman
Last Updated September 17, 2020, 20:27 (MDT)
Created June 6, 2018, 22:09 (MDT)
areas_of_inquiry How diverse is our canopy? Are there groupings of types of trees in the city? What can this tell us about development patterns? Has our composition changed over time? What should we be thinking about in terms of the future of our tree canopy?
category_01 Environment and Public Land
department Parks and Recreation
dpt_search dptparksrecreation
sustainability_framework Environmentally Sustainable Community
update_frequency As Needed
update_type Automated