inspections requests from Boise residents are recorded and
performed by a Boise Forestry Specialist (also an ISA certified
arborist). All public tree inspections are
The Forestry Specialist determines the ownership of the tree,
either public or private. If the tree is located in public
right-of-way, the Forestry Specialist will make recommendations for
the health and future development of the tree and public safety.
The adjacent property owner will be notified of the results of the
Forestry Specialist's inspection by phone and any activity will be
pursued after this point.
Make an Inspection Request Online
Tree Inspection requests can be made by calling Community
Forestry at 208-608-7700 or by filling out the Online
Inspection Request Form and emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please
state clearly the following information: address and location of
tree, requestor's name and telephone number, approximate age of
tree (less than OR over 2 years old) and type of request
(overgrown, dead, diseased, etc).
Tree Care Information
The trees planted on your street were carefully chosen and
planted to provide shade, windbreaks, privacy, attract birds and
wildlife and to beautify your neighborhood. In an effort to
keep our public trees healthy Boise Community Forestry asks you to
help maintain your street tree by following these tips:
For more information on how to care for your tree, please visit
Society of Arboriculture website.
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