Oakland's tree survey is now closed. Thank you all for your participation! 

The project completion date is Spring 2023. Deliverables include: 

  • Tree Canopy and Land Cover Assessment
  • Community tree inventory and Resource Analysis
  • Interactive web-based tools to explore the community tree resource
    • TreeKeeper Canopy 
    • Storymap
  • Updated Ordinance language for Chapter 12.32 - Street Trees and Shrubs
  • Urban Forest Council District Summary Report
  • Urban Forest Master Plan
complete
complete
Summer 2020

Tree Canopy and Land Cover Assessment Draft: Davey Resource Group used aerial imagery of the entire urban forest to evaluate tree canopy and its relationship with other primary land cover in Oakland. 

complete
complete
Spring 2021

Community Tree Inventory: An inventory of all public trees along streets, in parks, and at city facilities was completed by certified arborists in April 2021.

complete
complete
Spring 2021

Community Tree Resource Analysis Draft: Davey Resource Group will provide a summary report highlighting the structure, composition, and benefits provided by the community tree resource.

complete
complete
Spring/Summer 2022

Community Engagement: Oakland's community members, community groups, and urban forest stakeholders have the opportunity to weight-in on the development of the urban forest master plan. Engagement is focused on environmental justice and equity. Community members can participate through the online survey and/or attend local events. Take the survey and subscribe for updates on upcoming events!

Urban Forest Council District Summary Draft: Davey Resource Group and Fair Forests Consulting, LLC analyzes tree canopy cover across the urban forest in conjunction with socioeconomic and public health variables by Council District. 

TreeKeeper Canopy: Davey Resource Group developed a tool that helps identify and prioritize locations that would result in greater environmental and social benefits from the addition of a tree and/or the preservation of existing trees. 

planned
planned
Summer/Fall 2022

Urban Forest Master Plan Draft - review period

 

Funding for this project was provided by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection as part of the California Climate Investments Program. 

For additional project information, please reach out to the Urban Forestry Project Coordinator at (510)615-5407 or [email protected].