Are you trying to choose a tree for planting?

Try our Tree Selection and Planting Guide. You will be able to enter information about your planting site and what type of tree you would like to grow and then get several choices of trees. You can also review how to plant and care for trees in this online guide.

Do you have a tree issue or question?

Contact your local forester for help in answering questions about your trees.

Would you like landowner assistance with your property?

Contact your local forester for help in answering questions about your trees.

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Do you have other questions?

Please email us for further questions.

If you are needing tree identification help, please include your location and photos of the whole tree, leaves/branches, and fruit/flowers.

Try the My Tree ID mobile app, with even more species