Detroit launches new tree removal program: How residents can apply for help

Residents can report trees that need to be trimmed, removed

DETROIT – The City of Detroit is launching a new program to remove dangerous and diseased trees, even on private property.

The city has set aside $8 million to address what’s become a big issue in neighborhoods across the city.

Residents can now report trees on their private property that need to be trimmed or removed. And it could be taken care of free of charge by the city.

For more information about the Dead, Dangerous, and Diseased Tree Program, call 313-224-4444 or submit a request online by clicking here.

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Will Jones rejoined the Local 4 News team in February 2023 as a weekend anchor and reporter. He previously worked as a general assignment reporter for the station from 2012 to 2015.

Brandon Carr is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit and has been with WDIV Local 4 since November 2021. Brandon is the 2015 Solomon Kinloch Humanitarian award recipient for Community Service.