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Montana Urban and Community Forestry Association

View from South Hills looking at Missoula Valley.

The Montana Urban and Community Forestry Association encourages and promotes management, expansion and improvement of community forestry programs for the benefit of the citizens of Montana.

The association advises the State Forester on the direction of the Montana Urban Forestry Program. Together they work to promote public awareness and education of community forestry and its benefits; advise the people of Montana on community forestry issues and concerns; and encourages the planting, maintenance and management of vegetation in municipalities and counties within Montana.

The association is made up of representatives from various agencies, nonprofits, industries, tree board members and volunteers throughout the state.  Please visit to learn more about the Montana Urban and Community Forestry Association.


City/Utility Tree Removal Agreement

For cities and utilities to use to define roles when utilities prune or remove trees around power lines.

Letter Article Model Agreement

Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald ash borer (EAB) is a non-native, invasive beetle that kills healthy ash trees. It was first detected in Michigan in 2002 and has since been identified in 24 states. EAB has not yet been detected in Montana, but there is a tremendous likelihood that it will be introduced in the foreseeable future.

  • EAB Workshop Presentations - Fall 2014:

What's At Stake (pdf)
EAB Biology
Peeling for EAB
EAB Response Plan
EAB Treatment Options (pdf)
EAB Regulatory Actions (pdf)
Community Preparation (pdf)
If You Suspect EAB (pdf)


2705 Spurgin Road
Missoula, MT 59804