Enhancement of Small/Midsize Urban Forests in North Dakota 2017-2020NDUCFA TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TEAM

The NDUCFA TA Team provides technical assistance on tree care and management to CTAP cities using the ND TIP Tool.



Technical Assistance

Two hours of technical assistance (per request) are available to CTAP cities actively using the ND TIP Tool. Areas of assistance include tree care, planning, budgeting, work scheduling, grant writing, event planning, public education and related activities that enhance community forests. Technical assistance will primarily be available evenings or weekends. Honored on a first-come, first-served basis, requests are limited to 36 per grant year (the first year runs through June 2018).



A group of NDUCFA members, including municipal foresters and certified arborists, are available to provide technical assistance on tree care management and other activities that support healthy and diverse community forests. Think of the NDUCFA TA Team as an extension of the great NDFS Community Forestry staff!


How to Request Technical Assistance

  1. To be eligible for technical assistance, your community must be actively using the ND TIP Tool.
  2. Submit online at TA request form.
  3. Receive notification from NDUCFA (Shannon or Dana) via email of your assigned NDUCFA TA Team member with contact information within 21 business days of your submitted request.
  4. Make the initial contact via email or phone with your assigned NDUCFA TA Team member.


Helpful Resources

NDFS Community Forestry




Email or call Dana or Shannon at 701-355-4458 for more information.

Download the NDUCFA TA Team flyer.


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The North Dakota Urban and Community Forestry Association (NDUCFA), in partnership with the North Dakota Forest Service (NDFS), was awarded a three-year Western Forestry Leadership Coalition FY 2017 Landscape Scale Restoration Competitive Grant from the USDA Forest Service in the summer of 2017.  This project is made possible through a grant from the USDA Forest Service.  Each institution involved is an equal opportunity provider.