Seal of Dane County County of Dane
Dane County Tree Board

Tree Care


If you're looking into adding new trees to your landscape or simply keeping the ones you have now during a construction or outdoor renovation project, it's best to know as much as possible beforehand. See our comprehensive resources below for more information.


Learn all about planting a tree – including when, where, and how to do it correctly.

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There's a lot to think about when it comes to preserving trees during construction. Make sure you've covered all your bases before it's too late – or too expensive–  to fix.

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What are proper tree care techniques?

Mature Tree Care
Plant Health Care
Trees and Turf
Proper Mulching Techniques

What do I need to know about pruning trees?

Pruning Young Trees
Pruning Mature Trees