Tree Programs

Lookout G Street BridgeTo report a tree problem, or inquire about planting trees on the public right-of-way, please call 712-890-5291. Eligibility requirements to provide tree removal services for the City can be found here: Tree Removal Service Requirements.

Visit the links below for information on our current programs:

  • Emerald Ash Borer (EAB): EAB infestation has been confirmed in at least 22 Iowa counties. We are working to protect the urban tree canopy in Council Bluffs with proper intervention. For more details visit http://councilbluffseab.com/
  • Heart of the City: This free tree planting program is designed to beautify local neighborhoods with trees and provides residents the opportunity to have a tree planted in their neighborhood at no cost. Call (712) 890-5291 for details.
  • Plant Some Shade: This program is designed to aid long-term energy and natural resource conservation by providing the opportunity for residents to purchase high-quality landscape trees at discounted prices. 2018 Plant Some Shade Application