About Us

Delaware’s Urban and Community Forestry Program is dedicated to preserving and enhancing Delaware’s community forests, which play a critical role in our quality of life. The trees in Delaware’s communities can improve air and water quality, beautify the landscape and increase property values, mitigate stormwater run-off and soil erosion, save on heating and cooling costs, and foster a general sense of well-being.


Community Forestry Council

Urban and Community Forestry Council Meeting Schedule: Jay Ashby, Chair Tunnell Companies Marcia Fox, Vice-Chair DNREC Dorothy C. (Dot) Abbott University of Delaware Kesha Braunskill Urban and Community Forestry Program Director Valann Budischak Delaware Nursery and Landscape Association Darin Callaway  DelDOT Kyle Hoyd Assistant State Forestry Administrator Kerin Hume Kent County Mike Krzyzynowski Delmarva Power Carol Larson Village …

Partner Agencies

Delaware’s Urban and Community Forestry Program is proud to be supported by these organizations: (click on agency to follow a link to their page) U.S. Forest Service State & Private Forestry DDA Forest Service Delaware Invasive Species Council Delaware Center for Horticulture U.D. Cooperative Extension Hagley Museum and Library Delaware Nursery and Landscape Association National Arbor Day …

Contact Us

Use the form to email the Delaware Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry Program: