Division of Forestry Info
Bath has 6,000 street-side trees, and 14,000 public trees (cemeteries, parks, schools, boat launches, and wooded areas). Conservative appraisal value of $8,000,000 (Assuming average cost of $300 per tree and $100 per tree for installation).
Awards and Recognition:
Bath has a historical legacy of significant trees and is ranked second in the State for communities containing the largest number of "Champion” trees. We have fourteen state champs! Bath has been a National Arbor Day Foundation Tree City USA for 18 years and has received the Growth Award for 8 years. Recognized by the Maine Forest Service's Project Canopy in 2005 for Excellence in Urban Forestry and again in 2008.
Bath is expecting a heavy outbreak of Browntail Moth for the Spring of 2016. For more information you may contact the City Arborist or click on the links below. See also a link to information on Winter Moth. The newest defoliating invasive insect here in Bath.