- Public Works
- Urban Forestry
Shorewood - by its very name - is defined by its urban forest. The Village of Shorewood owns and maintains approximately 6,440 street trees and hundreds more park and open space trees. Department of Public Works Forestry personnel manage the Village's urban forest through tree pruning, inspection, treatment, removal and replacement. Based upon accepted urban forestry valuation methods, the value of Shorewood's urban forest is estimated at over $15 million.
Learn more about our operations and the trees in our care.
Public Tree Inventory App
Access the Village's inventory for data on our 6,000+ street trees.
Read about the benefits and types of pruning and view the block pruning schedule.
The Village transitioned to bare roof planing in 2020. Understand the benefits of this process.
Removals and Stumping
Check out what happens before the new tree!
Walk Shorewood! Download our walking tour that showcases 10 of the Village's most significant trees.
Emerald Ash Borer Management
Information regarding the Village's EAB treatment and Ash Replacement programs.
Tree Species Diversity Dashboard
Great facts about the diversity of Shorewood's urban forest right at your fingertips!
EAB management facts and figures.
Tree City USA
Shorewood first received its Tree City designation in 1996. Learn more about this program and the Growth Awards presented to Shorewood!
Frequently Asked Questions
Check here for forestry-related frequently asked questions.
Interested in learning more? Check out these resources.