Tree management

​​​​​​Contact us​​​​​

Tree management main office

phone contect704.336.4262

Monday - Friday 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Tree planting and preservation team

Contact: Laurie Reid Dukes, assistant city arborist

ISA -certified aborist, ISA TRAQ

phone contect704.336.5753

emailldukes@charlottenc.gov

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

phone contect980.293.2584

emailjosh.merwin@charlottenc.gov

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

phone contect704.432.2925

emaileoliverio@charlottenc.gov​

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.