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State Urban Forestry Coordinators

State Urban Forestry Coordinators are specialists that can provide support and expertise to help you care for trees in your community.

ALABAMA

Dale Dickens - Urban Forestry Coordinator
Alabama Forestry Commission
513 Madison Ave.
Montgomery, AL 36104


334-240-9360 | [email protected]
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ALASKA

Jim Renkert - Community Forestry Program Coordinator
Alaska Division of Forestry
550 W. Seventh Avenue, Suite 1450
Anchorage, AK 99501-3566


907-269-8465 | Fax: 907.269.8931 | [email protected]
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AMERICAN SAMOA

Mike Misa - Forestry Program Manager
PO Box 5319, ASCC - AHNR
Pago Pago, AS 96799


011-684-699-1394 or 1575 | [email protected]

ARIZONA

John Richardson - Program Manager, Urban and Community Forestry and Forest Health Programs
Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management
1110 W. Washington, Ste. 100
Phoenix, AZ 85007


602-771-1420 | [email protected]
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The Tree City USA Contact for Arizona is not the Urban Forester. It is:

Cori Dolan - Conservation Education Coordinator
Urban & Community Forestry | Forest Health
Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management
1110 W. Washington St. Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85007

520-262-5519 |

ARKANSAS

Harold Fisher - Urban Forestry Partnership Coordinator
Arkansas Forestry Commission
PO Box 10
Greenbrier, AR 72058


501-580-4054 | [email protected]
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CALIFORNIA

John Melvin - Staff Chief
California Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection
P.O. Box 944246
Sacramento, CA 94244


916-653-9418 | [email protected]
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COLORADO

Vince Urbina - Interim Program Manager
Colorado State Forest Service
222 S 6th Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501


970-248-7326 | [email protected]
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CONNECTICUT

Christopher Donnelly - Urban Forester
DEP Forestry Division
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106


860-424-3178 | [email protected]
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DELAWARE

Kesha Braunskill - Urban & Community Forester
Delaware Dept. of Agriculture
2320 S. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901


302-698-4578 | [email protected]
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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Earl Eutsler - Urban Forestry Administration
District Department of Transportation
55 M Street, SE Suite 400
Washington, DC 20003


202-497-0227 | [email protected]

FEDERAL STATES OF MICRONESIA

Ishmael Lebehn - Director of Agriculture
Palikir Station
PO Box P-12
Pohnpei, FM 96941


011-691-320-2646 | [email protected]

FLORIDA

Will Liner - Urban Forestry Coordinator
Florida Forest Service
3125 Conner Blvd. Suite i-275
Tallahassee, FL 32399


850-681-5881 | [email protected]
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FSM-STATE OF CHUUK

Hermes Refit/Jessie Mori - Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 189
Weno, Chuuk FSM 96942


691-330-6219

FSM-STATE OF KOSRAE

Robert Jackson - Kosrae Island Resource Mgmt. Program
Development Review Commission
P.O. Box DRC
Kosrae, FSM 96944


691-370-2076 | [email protected]

FSM-STATE OF POHNPEI

Mayoriko Victor - Forestry Conservation Unit
Division of Forestry and Marine Conservation
P.O. Box 562
Kolonia, Pohnpei FSM 96941


691-320-7457 | [email protected]

FSM-STATE OF YAP

Francis Ruengorong - Forestry Section, Division of Agriculture
P.O. Box 463
Yap, FSM 96943


691-350-2183 | [email protected]

GEORGIA

Susan Granbery - Urban and Community Forestry Coordinator
Georgia Forestry Commission
6835 James B. Rivers-Memorial Dr.
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


478-283-0705 | [email protected]
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GUAM

Joseph Mafnas - Chief Forester
Forestry & Soil Resources Division
163 Dairy Road
Mangilao, GU 96923


671-300-7975 | [email protected]

HAWAII

Shannon Noelle Rivera - Community Partnership Coordinator
Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife
1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 325
Honolulu, HI 96813


808-395-7765 | [email protected]
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IDAHO

Michael S. Beaudoin - Idaho Community Forestry Coordinator
Idaho Dept. of Lands
3284 W. Industrial Loop
Coeur D'Alene, ID 83815


208-666-8621 | [email protected]
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ILLINOIS

Michael Brunk - Illinois Urban Forestry Administrator
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
One Natural Resources Way
Springfield, IL 62702


217-558-2517 | [email protected]
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INDIANA

Carrie Tauscher - Community and Urban Forestry Coordinator
Indiana DNR, Division of Forestry
402 W. Washington, W 296
Indianapolis, IN 46204


317-234-4386 | Fax: 317-233-3863 | [email protected]
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IOWA

Emma Hanigan - Forestry Project Coordinator
Iowa DNR-Forestry Bureau
502 E 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319


515-725-8454 | [email protected]
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KANSAS

Tim McDonnell - Community Forestry Coordinator
Kansas Forest Service
1901 East 95 Street South
Haysville, KS 67060


316-788-0492 | [email protected]
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KENTUCKY

Bridget Abernathy - Partnership Coordinator
Kentucky Division of Forestry
300 Sower Blvd.
Frankfort, KY 40601


502-782-7176 | [email protected]
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LOUISIANA

Robert Seemann - State Coordinator
Louisiana Community Forestry Program
C/O Baton Rouge Green

2241 Christian Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70808


225-381-0037 | [email protected]
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MAINE

Jan Santerre - Project Canopy Coordinator
Maine Forest Service
22 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0022


207-287-4987 | Fax: 207-287-8422 | [email protected]
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MARYLAND

Marian Honeczy - Supv. Urban & Community Forestry
MD DNR Forest Service
59 Taylor Ave E-1
Annapolis, MD 21401


410-260-8511 | [email protected]
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MASSACHUSETTS

Julie Coop - Urban & Community Forester
MA Dept of Conservation & Recreation
251 Causeway Street., Ste. 600
Boston, MA 02114-2104


617-626-1468 | [email protected]
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The Tree City USA Contact for Massachusetts is not the Urban Forester. It is:
Mollie Freilicher - Community Action Forester
DCR Urban & Community Forestry
40 Cold Storage Drive
PO Box 484
Amherst MA, 01004
413-577-2966
[email protected]

MICHIGAN

Kevin Sayers - Urban & Community Forester
MI DNR - Forest Resources Division
525 W. Allegan St. 4th Fl
Lansing, MI 48933


517-284-5898 | [email protected]
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MINNESOTA

Valerie McClannahan - Community Forestry Coordinator
Minnesota DNR Forestry
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155


651-296-6157 | [email protected]
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MISSISSIPPI

Misty Booth - Urban & Community Forestry Coordinator
Mississippi Forestry Commission
660 North State Street, Suite 300
Jackson, MS 39202


601-213-6683 | [email protected]
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MISSOURI

Russell Hinnah - Forestry Field Programs Supervisor
Missouri Department of Conservation
PO Box 180
Jefferson City, MO 65102


573.522.4115 ext 3306 | [email protected]
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MONTANA

Jamie Kirby - Community Forestry Specialist
Dept. of State Lands
2705 Spurgin Rd.
Missoula, MT 59804


406-542-4288 | [email protected]
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NEBRASKA

Christina Hoyt - Interim Community Forestry Program Leader
Nebraska Forest Service
PO BOX 830964
Lincoln, NE 68583


402-472-5049 | [email protected]
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NEVADA

Mike Vollmer - NDF Urban and COmmunity Forester
Nevada Division of Forestry
2478 Fairview Drive
Carson City, NV 89701


(775) 684-2511 | [email protected]
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NEW HAMPSHIRE

A.J. Dupere - New Hampshire Division of Forests and Lands
Urban Forestry Center
45 Elwin Road
Portsmouth, NH 03801


603-431-6774 | [email protected]
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The Tree City USA Contact for New Hampshire is not the Urban Forester. It is:
Cory Keeffe
Community Forestry Specialist
NH Division of Forests and Lands
172 Pembroke Rd, Concord, NH 03301

(603) 271-2901
(603) 271-6488 (Fax)

NEW JERSEY

Carrie Sargeant - UCF Program Coordinator
NJDEP – State Forestry Services
Mail Code: 501-04, P.O. Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625


609-633-2320 | [email protected]
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NEW MEXICO

Jennifer Dann - Urban and Community Forestry Program Manager
New Mexico State Forestry
4001 Edith Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107


(505) 345-2200 | [email protected]
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NEW YORK

Gloria VanDuyne - Urban Forestry Coordinator
NYS Dept. of Env. Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233


518-402-9408 | [email protected]
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NORTH CAROLINA

Andrew Pleninger - Urban & Community Forestry Program Head
NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
North Carolina Forest Service

1616 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699


919-857-4842 | [email protected]
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NORTH DAKOTA

Gerri Makay - Community Forestry Manager
North Dakota Forest Service
Carrington Research & Extension Center

P.O. Box 219
Carrington, ND 58421


701-652-2951 | [email protected]
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NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

Victor C. Deleon Guerrero
CNMI Dept. of Lands & Natural Resources
PO Box 10007, Lower Base
Saipan, MP 96950


670-322-5018 | [email protected]

OHIO

Tyler Stevenson - Urban Forestry Coordinator
Division of Forestry
2045 Morse Road, Bldg. H-1
Columbus, OH 43229


614-265-6707 | Fax: 614-447-9231 | [email protected]
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OKLAHOMA

Mark Bays - Urban Forestry Coordinator
ODA-Forestry Division
2800 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105


405-522-6150 | [email protected]
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OREGON

Kristin Ramstad - Oregon State Dept. of Forestry
2600 State Street
Salem, OR 97310


503-945-7390 | [email protected]
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PALAU

Pua Michael - Division of Agriculture & Mineral Resources
PO Box 460
Koror, PALAU 96940


011-680-488-2504 | [email protected]

PENNSYLVANIA

Mark Hockley - Tree Canopy Coordinator
PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
400 Market Street,
Harrisburg, PA 17105


717-214-7511 | [email protected]
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Apply online for Tree City USA and Tree Campus USA to save time and postage. If using a paper application instead, colleges should mail the competed Tree Campus application to the State Coordinator. Municipalities should mail the completed Tree City application to the Service Forester for their county, at the appropriate Forest District Office. Select the correct district at DCNR's website; click on the INFO tab for the address.

PUERTO RICO

Astrid J. Green - Director, Education and Community Relations
Department of Natural and Environmental Resources
PO Box 366147
San Juan, PR 00936


787-999-2200-5417 | [email protected]
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REPUBLIC OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS

Karness Kustos - Ministry of Resources & Development
Office of the Chief of Agriculture
P.O. Box 1727
Majuro, MH 96960


011-692-625-3206 | [email protected]

RHODE ISLAND

Caroline Scanlan - Urban & Community Forestry Program Coordinator
Division of Forest Environment
235 Promenade Street, Ste 394
Providence, RI 02809


401-222-2445 ext 2056 | Fax: 401-222-2444 | [email protected]
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SOUTH CAROLINA

Frances Waite - Forest Management Chief
Urban and Community Forestry Coordinator
5500 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29210


843-209-7536 | [email protected]
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SOUTH DAKOTA

Rachel Ormseth - Urban & Community Forestry Coordinator
SD Dept. of Agriculture, Resource Conservation & Forestry Division
523 E Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3182


605-773-3594 | [email protected]
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TENNESSEE

Diane Warwick - Urban Forester
Tennessee Department of Agriculture/Forestry
2416 Fletcher Luck Lane
Knoxville, TN 37996


865-594-5439 | [email protected]
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TEXAS

Paul Johnson - Urban Forestry Program Coordinator
Texas A&M Forest Service
6330 Highway 290 East, Suite 115
Austin, TX 78723


512-872-2816 | Fax: 512-339-6329 | [email protected]
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The Tree City USA Contact for Texas is not the Urban Forester. It is:
Gretchen Riley
Texas A&M Forest Service
200 Technology Way, Ste. 1281
College Station, TX 77845
979-458-7373
[email protected]

UTAH

Jeran Farley - Urban & Community Forestry Coordinator
Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry, Fire & State Lands
1594 W North Temple, Suite 3520
Salt Lake City, UT 84114


(801) 538-5505 | [email protected]
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VERMONT

Elise Schadler - Technical Assistance Coordinator
Dept. of Forest, Parks & Recreation
1 National Life Drive, Davis 2
Montpelier, VT 05620


802-522-6015 | [email protected]
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VIRGIN ISLANDS

Mercedes Siegle-Gaither - Urban and Community Forestry Coordinator
Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture
RR1 Box 10345
Kingshill, VI 00850


| [email protected]

VIRGINIA

Lara Johnson - Urban & Community Forestry Program Manager
Virginia Dept. of Forestry
900 Natural Resources Drive, Suite 800
Charlottesville, VA 22903


434-220-9185 | [email protected]
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WASHINGTON

Linden Lampman - Urban & Community Forestry Coordinator
Dept. of Natural Resources
1111 Washington St. SE, MS Box 47037
Olympia, WA 98504-7037


360-902-1703 | [email protected]
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WEST VIRGINIA

Robert Hannah - Urban & Community Forestry
Division of Forestry
1106 Railroad St.
Farmington, WV 26571


304-825-6983 | [email protected]
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WISCONSIN

Jeff Roe - Urban Forestry Team Leader
Wisconsin DNR
101 S. Webster St., PO Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921


605-535-7582 | [email protected]
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The Tree City USA Contact for Wisconsin is:
Laura Lorentz
107 Sutliff Ave.
Rhinelander, WI 54501-3349
https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/UrbanForests

WYOMING

Mark Hughes - Community Forestry Coordinator
Wyoming State Forestry Division
5500 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82002


307-777-5478 | [email protected]
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