Village looks to update its tree inventory | Waunakee Tribune
The Village of Waunakee has planned an urban-forestry project which could take place throughout the village next year. It would involve updating the village’s tree inventory.
Community Services Director Sue McDade said the project is contingent on funding.
“We have submitted a grant to the DNR to help us fund the project,” McDade said. “The DNR’s public notice on who gets those grants is scheduled for mid-December. So we should know shortly whether or not we’re a recipient of that.”
McDade said the village-wide tree inventory dates back to 2009, when Wachtel Tree Science was hired to survey Waunakee and create an electronic database of all the trees in the village.
“We now have electronic software that shows us every tree that the village owns,” McDade said. “They literally stood next ...