Local Resources for Tree Selection and Care

Visit these sites for information on selecting trees by drought tolerance, size, and location.

Tree planting and tree care information is also available.


PG&E – Tree Selection Guide:

Canopy (Palo Alto Urban Forestry Group) – Tree Selection, tree planting, tree care:

Our City Forest (San Jose Urban Forestry Group) – Tree selection, 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 https://sunnyvale.dynamics365portals.us