Tree Management

Trees improve our quality of life by providing shade, giving us clean air, removing carbon dioxide, and filtering storm water. Miami Beach is proud to be a Tree City USA community.  This designation is sponsored by the National Arbor Day Foundation and recognizes communities that have proven their commitment to a healthy urban forest. Part of our commitment is having an Urban Forestry Division dedicated to managing and protecting our beautiful trees. Efforts to support our urban canopy would not be possible without the support of residents and their love for the natural environment.  In the last decade as a tree city, the City has planted many native species to increase our lush canopy. This includes Greenbutton wood, Pitch Apple, and Gumbo Limbo.

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Urban Forestry Division

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Read the city’s action plans that outline projects and initiatives specifically tailored to Miami Beach’s strengths and vulnerabilities.

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Plastic Free
Miami Beach

It takes over 100 years for plastic to disintegrate. Learn why and how we're combating single-use plastic.

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93% of Miami Beach is considered to be in a flood risk area. Find out how you can protect your property.

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This GIS-based tool translates technical terms and measurements for the street elevation portion of infrastructure improvements.

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Rising Above

Learn about city's natural resources and adaptation efforts through self-guided tours

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