Urban Forestry



Hudson's urban forest includes more than 14,000 trees in the public right of way, with thousands more in public parks, green spaces, and on private lots. A healthy and safe urban forest includes:
  • Air and water quality
  • Higher property values
  • Moderation of summer and winter extremes
  • Quality of human health
  • Stormwater management
  • Wildlife variety

Contact Us

  1. Public Works Department

    Report a Concern
    with Engage Hudson


    1769 Georgetown Road
    Hudson, OH 44236
    (330) 342-1750


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


The City Arborist is tasked with providing a high quality urban forestry program and offering expert advice on private tree care. The Arborist cares for City trees within the road rights of way, as well as the regular line clearance tree trimming program for safety and electrical reliability.


Street Tree Pruning / Trimming

The annual tree trimming program consists of ongoing tree maintenance, response to resident requests, and trimming or removing hazardous, dead or storm damaged trees.

Memorial Tree Program and Memorial Bench Program

The City offers a memorial tree and bench memorial program.  A tree or a bench can be purchased to remember or celebrate a friend or relative.  Refer to the Memorial Program page for more information.
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Credit card payments are now acceptable for the tree planting program, memorial program and other donations to the Urban Forestry Program.

Note:  A convenience fee of $1 or 3% of the total will be charged.

Merry Mulch Program

The City of Hudson provides a free pick-up program for live Christmas trees following the holidays through the Merry Mulch Program. Trees must be on the curb by 7 am on the scheduled pick-up date. This program is not intended for removal of brush or other live decorations such as wreaths or garland. 


The City of Hudson strives to educate citizens about the benefit of trees in our environment. We offer a variety of programs and campaigns that help us reach this goal.  There are many resource links in the blue side bar to assist with questions.

Tree Commission

The Tree Commission was established by City Council to consider and make recommendations on any matter concerning trees. For more information, visit Tree Commission. Tree Commission members enjoy meeting the public at community events. 

Hudson Garden Club

Hudson Garden Club donates funds annually to support Urban Forestry efforts in the City with revenues generated through the Hudson Home and Garden Tour. Founded in 1933, the Hudson Garden Club strives to improve the community by spreading knowledge and love of gardening; to beautify public property; and to support education in horticulture and related fields.