Purpose of the Program
- Bring public awareness to these valuable and irreplaceable trees
- Increase tree owners' awareness of the unique importance of trees
- Encourage stewardship of our urban forest
- Protect all trees from indiscriminate removal or irreparable damage during development
- Raise awareness of the diversity, sensitivity and importance of the tree canopy
Read below to learn how to nominate a tree in Buncombe County to be designated a Treasured Tree.