Urban Forestry Commission (UFC)

Urban Forestry Commission Charter

The UFC provides the County Board with advice and recommendations to improve the health and sustainability of Arlington’s urban forest, including:

  • Programs and policies for the planting and maintenance of trees on Urban Forestry Commissionpublic property,
  • The preservation or restoration of trees and other native vegetation in wooded parks and other County-owned natural areas, and
  • The preservation and planting of trees associated with development and infrastructure improvement projects.

The UFC also helps facilitate recommendations contained in Arlington’s Urban Forest Master Plan (UFMP).  The commission also promotes the planting and maintenance of trees on private property, assisting with public education and outreach through programs such as Tree City USA, Arbor Day, and the Tree Canopy Fund Grant Program.

Members & Membership


Meetings take place on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM in the Courthouse Plaza Building, Azalea conference room, except for November and December, when they are held on the third Thursday. The November 19 meeting will be held in Room 311 at Courthouse Plaza.

Courthouse Plaza Building
2100 Clarendon Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201

Meetings are open to the public.

Agenda for the upcoming meeting – Posted approximately one week before the meeting date

Past and future meetings

Additional Resources