The Urban Forestry Division provides high quality tree care and planting on City streets, in parks, and around public buildings. The National Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Cambridge with its Tree City USA award for the 18th consecutive year, as well as the its more prestigious Growth Award for the third consecutive year.

Tree Planting Programs

New library gets tree

Call the City Arborist at 617.349.6433  or email: cambridgetree@cambridgema.gov to indicate your interest in having a tree planted. Be sure to leave a detailed message including the address/ location.  Learn more

Tree Maintenance

Tree pruning

When in doubt, call a certified arborist!
Proper planting and watering can help insure that your new tree does the best that it can. A tree is a long term investment.  Learn more

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire Street
Cambridge MA 02139

Phone:617.349.4800
TDD:617.349.4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

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