Emerald Ash Borer
List of Licensed Tree Contractors
Tree Contractor Licensing
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The Burnsville Forestry Department is responsible for maintaining trees within City parks and along
Forestry staff are tree care professionals with ISA Arborist Certification, membership in the Minnesota Society of Arboriculture, and MN Tree Inspector Certification.
Hire Only City-Licensed Tree Contractors
Any company that you hire to do tree work must have a tree contractor license from the City. The
list of currently licensed tree contractors
also denotes companies with a Minnesota Commercial Pesticide Applicator's License.
EAB confirmed in Burnsville
Property owners should decide now what to do with their ash trees on their private property. If you want to protect your ash tree from Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), you can take advantage of 2018 City contract pricing from Rainbow Tree Care. Their rate for Burnsville residents is $5.75 per inch diameter. To learn more, call Rainbow Tree Care at (952) 767-6920.
Learn more about EAB on our
Emerald Ash Borer Information
Summer Pest: Japanese Beetles
They live as grubs in the ground from fall through late spring. Then June through July
, they emerge from the soil as adult beetles to feast on plants and look for mates. Check out the resources below to learn more about these non-native pests and how to control them:
University of Minnesota Extension -
Japanese Beetle Management
U.S. Department of Agriculture -
Managing the Japanese Beetle: A Homeowner's Handbook
University of Illinois Extension -
Check out a
list of recommended trees to plant
from City Forestry staff. The list also includes trees to avoid.
Learn about tree care in the US Forest Services's
Tree Owners Manual
Proper pruning is essential to tree health. Learn proper techniques in the
How to Prune
guide from the US Forest Service.
Caring for Newly Planted Trees
from the DNR.
Dave Grommesch, Supervisor
13713 Frontier Ct
Burnsville, MN 55337
7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
City of Burnsville
Minnesota 100 Civic Center Pkwy Burnsville, MN 55337
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