Tree Selection and Care

Local Resources for Tree Selection and Care

SUFA – Drought Tolerant Trees:

PG&E – Tree Selection Guide:

Canopy (Palo Alto Urban Forestry Group) – Tree Selection:

Our City Forest (San Jose Urban Forestry Group) – Tree selection, tree mentoring, tree planting:


Additional Resources

Arbor Day Foundation – Tree Care Tips:


For Questions/Issues with Trees

For issues and questions about private trees, please contact an arborist.
The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) provides a list of certified arborists:

For issues and questions about city trees (park and street trees), please contact the City of Sunnyvale. Information can be found at:

  • For broken limbs or fallen trees, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., call 408-730-7506
  • For hazardous conditions only after hours, contact Public Safety at 408-730-7180
  • If street tree looks unhealthy, call 408-730-7506
  • Non-emergency issues can also be reported through Access Sunnyvale at