Items tagged: Forestry

Champaign Receives Tree City USA Designation for 33rd Year

Champaign Receives Tree City USA Designation for 33rd Year The City of Champaign has been designated as a Tree City USA for 2017. The City has received this designation, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, the USDA Urban and Community Forestry Program, and  the National Association of State […]

June Service Requests

June Service Requests Citizens and City staff submitted 393 total requests during June 2016. This was a 35% increase from May’s 290 calls. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. Citizens using the mobile phone application, SeeClickFix, reported 34 (9%) issues. The Sewer Section responded to 50 (13%) sewer-related […]

Dangerous Tree Referrals

On October 1,Kim Burnett, Environmental Inspector received a referral from Andrew Lamoreux, Forestry Supervisor regarding dead honey locusts trees at two locations on private property which posed hazards to pedestrians and vehicle traffic. Burnett investigated both locations and issued a Notice to Abate on October 2 to both property owners to abate the hazardous conditions […]