Forestry

The Park Maintenance Department includes a Forester and two Forestry Technicians.

Luther Overholt, City Forester
Luther Overholt, City Forester

Edina's Forestry Division is tasked with:

  • Keeping trees, brush and vegetation in Edina’s parks trimmed and pristine year-round.
  • Identifying vegetation problems along all City streets, alleys and sidewalks.
  • Clearing plants and weeds that could lead to potential driving hazards along roadways that border City property.
  • Notifying residents of potentially hazardous vegetation along roadways on private property that must be maintained by the property owner.
  • Identifying, marking and removing diseased trees and buckthorn on City parkland.
  • Replanting trees in City parks.
  • Answering questions and identifying diseased trees for Edina residents.

For more information, contact Forester Tom Horwath, 952-826-0308.

 

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