A healthy urban forest improves our quality of life. Trees, plants and shrubs help clean the air, conserve energy, increase property values, and make Guelph’s neighbourhoods more beautiful and enjoyable.
The City of Guelph Forestry Section maintains all municipal owned trees within right of way and parks trees. Forestry responds to approximately 1,200 requests for service for tree issues and services an average 2200 trees yearly. The preventative maintenance programs consist of street tree pruning; tree inspections, tree preservation, and tree fertilization to ensure that the trees are safe are healthy.
Forestry staff responds to after hour emergencies to remove trees or branches that have been knocked down during wind storms throughout the year.
To report fallen trees or large limbs creating obstructions to roadways/sidewalks and or causing an immediate hazard please call 519-837-5626.
Hanlon Parkway/Highway 6 North
For concerns with downed trees or branches along the Hanlon Parkway/Highway 6 North please call MTO INFO at 416-235-4686 or toll-free at 1-800-268-4686. (TTY: 905-704-2426 or 1-866-471-8929)
Wellington County and outside of the City of Guelph
For concerns with downed trees or branches on roads in Wellington County and outside of the City of Guelph boundaries please contact the Wellington County Roads Division at 519-837-2601 or 1-800-663-0750.