Cheers to 60 years!

2024 marks the 60th anniversary of the Urban and Community Forestry Society. In October 1964, this organization was founded as the Society of Municipal Arborists, and through the years, mergers […]

Join a UCFS Committee Today!

Have you been looking for more ways to engage with the Urban and Community Forestry Society (UCFS)? Do you have a passion for seeing the profession of urban forestry grow, […]

Keeping workers safe in extreme heat

In the November/December 2023 issue of UCFS’s City Trees, Michelle Sutton, City Trees Editor, reported on strategies some communities are taking for Icing out the Heat as extreme heat bears down.

Tree of the Year

Each year, a panel of experts reviews and selects an SMA Tree of the Year. The tree must meet qualifications such as suitability for the urban environment, noteworthy ornamental attributes, and in many cases, be considered underutilized. Check out the Tree of the Year!

Call for SMA Board Candidates

Would you or someone you know make a great board member for UCFS? A new UCFS Strategic Plan, an increased understanding of the value of urban…