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

Tree planting and preservation team

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

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

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

This team works closely with TreesCharlotte You are leaving 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.