Tree management

​​​​​​Contact us​​​​​

Tree management main office - 704-336-4262

Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 4 p.m.  

City arborist

Contact: Tim Porter
ISA Certified Arborist, ISA Certified Municipal Specialist, ISA TRAQ
704-336-4262

Tree planting and preservation team

Contact: Laurie Reid Dukes, program manager
ISA -certified aborist, ISA TRAQ
704-336-5753

 
This team determines planting locations for trees in the public right-of-way. They also  work to preserve trees on development sites and around utility work. 

​Tree maintenance team

Contact: Josh Merwin, program manager
ISA-certified ​a​rborist, ISA TRAQ, ISA-certified tree worker climber specialist
980-293-2584

This team provides inspection and pruning, as wells as the removal and clearing of trees in the public right-of-way.  

Tree canopy management team

Contact: Erin Oliverio, program manager
ISA-certified arborist, ISA TRAQ
704-432-2925 

 
This team works closely with TreesCharlotte You are leaving CharlotteNC.gov to facilitate events offered by the nonprofit. In addition, this group is developing an urban forest master plan to guide the care and management of Charlotte’s trees for future generations.