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Parks & Urban Forest

Park Maintenance
The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the city’s parks and keeping them attractive for residents and visitors.  

Visit our Parks page to learn more about our City parks.

Urban Forest
According to the U. S. Forest Service urban forests include the trees in our yards, parks, public spaces and along our streets in cities which we reside.  And although city landscapes aren't thought of as forests, trees provide similar benefits as forests, such as providing cleaner air and water.  In addition to environmental benefits, trees can increase property values, reduce home energy costs, block UV radiation, buffer wind and noise, provide shade and most important for the City of St. Augustine, beautify our neighborhoods.

Trees improve the quality of life of cities by contributing not only to the aesthetic beauty but also environmental benefits.

St. Augustine is a designated Tree City USA city.  Learn more about the city's Street Tree Advisory Committee.