Urban Forest Management Plan

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What is an Urban Foresty Management Plan?

An Urban Forestry Management Plan is a roadmap that creates a shared vision for the future of a tree canopy. The first step is to assess all the trees in the streets and parks. The collected data provides information to build a 40-year horizon plan that guides the City to proactively and effectively manage the urban forest, and provide for maximum, long-term benefits to the community.

Urban Forestry Grant

In May 2019, CalFire awarded Fremont $860,000. The money came from Proposition 68 and was granted to fund Urban & Community Forestry. This grant will allow us to complete an Urban Forestry Management Plan.

Tree Inventory

Over 75,000 Fremont trees were surveyed and plotted to a web-based tool called Tree Plotter. This process was completed in Sept. 2020.

Look Up Trees

Through this tool, you can find tree information by location and learn specific tree data including:

  • species
  • size
  • estimated value
  • eco-benefits

Reports

Tree Inventory Summary and Recommendations

Tree Inventory Summary and Recommendations Report Front Page

A report outlining:

  • species diversity
  • tree condition
  • maintenance needs
  • economic and ecosystem benefits

Urban Tree Canopy Assessment

Urban Tree Canopy Assessment Report Front Page

A report outlining:

  • tree canopy by land use
  • tree canopy by council district
  • possible tree planting areas