The City of Lakewood prides itself on providing a high quality of life for citizens in our community.
We have an extensive park system and miles of street Right of Ways lined with an urban forest, made up of both deciduous and conifer trees, helping to make Lakewood a special place to live.
The City of Lakewood receives the Tree City USA award annually.
Emerald Ash Borer has been found in Boulder by the city of Boulder's forestry staff.
For more information and a gallery of images and a web reporting form please visit Colorado The Official State Web Portal.
Please call 1-888-248-5535
In addition, the EAB Preparedness Plan and one of our first steps will be to survey (delimit) the area around the one confirmed location.
Urban Parks staff has extensive experience and takes pride in managing our urban forest, maintaining over 6,000 trees in the parks and approximately 33,000 street trees. We are also responsible for the trees located in Lakewood's two public golf courses, Bear Creek Lake Park, Bear Creek Greenbelt, and William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain.
Please contact the Urban Parks Division to request information regarding
- Tree pruning and removal
- Insect and disease problems
- Tree selection, planting and maintenance
- Hazardous trees and tree inspections
- Arbor Day Activities
- Locating a licensed arborist
- Vegetation ordinance related issues