Welcome to the Parks and Recreation Forestry Division. We are dedicated to preserving Grand Junction's urban forest along with providing an aesthetically pleasing atmosphere for all visitors to City parks and facilities. The Forestry Division plants, manages, and maintains the City's trees in parks and City facilities, as well as trees on the public right-of-way within city limits. It is our goal to help the community understand the importance of trees while maintaining our City's Urban Forest.

Get to Know the Forestry Division


The Grand Junction Forestry Department has received several awards throughout the year. They have exemplified professionalism, commitment, knowledge, and a true passion for the service to and growth of the Grand Valley Canopy. Learn more about the National Arbor Day Foundation by visiting their website.

  • Growth Award presented for more than 20 years
  • Multiple recipient of the Golf Leaf Award
  • Recognized for Arbor Day celebrations
  • Tree City USA since 1982