Forestry Policies (District of Columbia)

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Place District of Columbia

Applies to States or Provinces District of Columbia
Name Forestry Policies (District of Columbia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator District Department of Transportation
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-05-30
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary

Information Source Assessment of Urban Forest Resources and Strategy:


Forest policy and guidelines in Washington D.C. are focused on urban forestry, and are managed by the District Department of Transportation's Urban Forestry Administration. In 2010 The District completed its Assessment of Urban Forest Resources and Strategy.

The Assessment includes discussion of the urban forest canopy's benefit of reduced energy consumption with respect to shade and insulation, as well as its mitigating effects to the impacts of climate change.

Policy Contact

Department District Department of Transportation
Division Urban Forestry
Address 55 M Street, SE
Address 2 Suite 400
Place Washington, DC
Zip/Postal Code 20003
Phone (202) 673-6813

Fax (202) 671-0650