The Parks and Recreation Department provides for the care and
maintenance of all trees located on Town-owned property. Trees rooted in
the public right-of-way are the property of the Town of Normal. Each year the
department’s forestry division plants hundreds of new trees along public
streets, throughout parks and along Constitution Trail. Forestry staff
routinely prunes Town-owned trees for required vehicular clearances at
intersections and stop signs. Pruning necessities also include pedestrian
clearances over sidewalks and corrective needs to aid in the health and
appearance of each tree. Forestry staff also removes dead, dying or diseased
trees for health, safety and aesthetic purposes. Submit a work request on a Town-owned tree or to report a dead tree and/or limb hazard.
Town of Normal Parks & Recreation added educational signs about monarch butterflies and a photo-worthy set of butterfly wings to Underwood Park in addition to new birdhouses designed to attract birds to the
native habitat area. Read on...