Welcome to our guide on urban forestry in DeForest, Wisconsin! Nestled within the natural beauty of Wisconsin, DeForest exemplifies the harmonious coexistence between urban development and preserving green spaces. Urban forestry in DeForest plays a pivotal role in enhancing the quality of life for residents, enriching the local environment, and fostering a sense of community pride.

In DeForest, urban forestry isn't just about trees; it's about creating sustainable and resilient urban ecosystems that benefit both people and nature. From the trees lining our streets to the lush greenery in our parks and green spaces, every aspect of urban forestry contributes to the well-being of our community.

Join us as we explore the importance of urban forestry in DeForest, from tree planting initiatives and maintenance programs to educational outreach and community engagement efforts. Together, we can continue to nurture and protect our urban forest, ensuring a vibrant and healthy environment for generations to come. Let's celebrate the beauty and significance of urban forestry in DeForest, Wisconsin, and work together to create a greener, more sustainable future for our community.

Additional Information

Does the work you want to do on your public tree include: planting, pruning, staking or landscaping? Please complete and submit Public Tree Work Permit.

  • Available at the Yard Waste Site (610 N. Stevenson St.), during open hours.
  • Free of charge, but must be self loaded.

Fun Fact! Wood chips come from the Village of DeForest curb side brush collection.

Available by permit:

  • Call 608-846-6751 to be placed on the permit list.
  • As firewood is available at the Yard Waste Site (610 N. Stevenson St.), you will be contacted to purchase your permit.
  • The permit fee is $25.
    • One pick up truck bed load of wood or a 4' x 8' x 2' trailer, the equivalent of approximately 1/2 cord of firewood.
  • Firewood will be available pick up during the open hours of the Yards Waste Site.
  • Permit holder is responsible to split wood to desired length and to load into personal vehicle or trailer.
  • Permits must be paid at Village Hall prior to pick up.
  • The permit will have an expiration date by which the firewood must be picked up by.
  • Refunds will not be issued.
  • Selling of firewood for profit is prohibited and could result in revocation of permit holders future permit rights.

Fun Fact! The firewood will come from municipal urban forestry projects.