Urban Forestry

Bird The City of Conroe is situated in the Piney Woods Forest of east Texas, in proximity to the Sam Houston National Forest, Huntsville State Park, WG Jones State Forest and Lake Conroe. The city council finds that trees are important public resources that contribute to the unique character of the city and its physical, historical, cultural, aesthetic, ecological and economic environment. Trees reduce the effects of pollutants, provide wildlife habitat, shade and cooling, provide psychological benefits, and add value to real property. It is the goal of the tree ordinance is to secure these benefits by maintaining the urban forest canopy over a significant area of the city.

The urban forester is responsible for enforcing the tree ordinance within city limits. Protecting the city’s natural resources and ensuring developments are compliant with the tree ordinance are of the utmost importance. The urban forester is involved in all stages of development, including but not limited to pre-development meetings, plan reviews, site inspections and bond releases. In addition, the urban forester shall stay updated on best management practices and implement new policies and procedures to ensure the longevity and health of the city’s urban forest. For questions not answered by the FAQ please reach out to the urban forester at tmarrero@cityofconroe.org.

 

Report A Clearing Concern

To report a clearing concern, please provide in detail the issues that you are experiencing. 

Who is affected by the problem?
What is the current need? 
When is the issue occurring, and what is the timeframe involved?
Where is the problem occurring? Provide the exact address or nearest main cross streets if known.

Report A Clearing Concern