Oystershell Scale insects
Oystershell scale insects, in large numbers, can damage and kill: aspen, ash, cotoneaster, cottonwood, dogwood, lilac, maple, and willow, and others
Whitney Cranshaw & William M. Ciesla, through Forestry
Arborists & Pesticide Applicators Licensed in Cheyenne (Tree
pruning and Removing)
beetle infested tree removal assistance (application)
is available for low income, owner occupied residential property
within Cheyenne city limits. This is not a reimbursement program.
If the property owner qualifies, Cheyenne Urban Forestry will
contract for the removal of the beetle infested trees.
Annual Report - Cheyenne Urban Forestry Division
Urban Forestry - Vision and Mission
Pine Beetle Information:
Pine Beetle and Other Bark Beetles are Still Killing Cheyenne's
Mountain Pine Beetle in Cheyenne - Brochure
Pine Beetle Information from Colorado State Forest Service
State Forest Service Summary of Products for Use Against Mountain
bad is Mountain Pine Beetle in Wyoming and Colorado?
Tree Owner's Manual
- An excellent 40 page guide for tree owners.
Revised and printed by - Wyoming State Forestry Division with
permission from USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area.
Forest Interpretive Center: Tree House, Nature Center, and Who
Crossed My Path?
and Park Tree Evaluation for Cheyenne
Plains Arboretum Guide
A self guided tour of 60 trees
and shrubs at the Arboretum on an aerial photo.
Selection and Planting Guidelines & Tree Retention and Protection Guidelines
(For Construction Projects on City Lands)
and Shrubs that can grow in Cheyenne (a short list)
Botanic Gardens - Trees, shrubs, and
other plants for Cheyenne
- A Landscape that flourishes
with less water
is a registered trademark of Denver Water, Denver, CO, and is
used here with permission.
Plants ( A short list of plants requiring less
water for Cheyenne)
Precipitation by Calendar Year
2012 at 5.30 inches below normal.
2011 at 3.37 inches above normal.
2010 at .23 inches above normal.
2009 at 3.29 inches above normal.
2008 at .19 inches below normal.
2007 at .61 inches
Snowfall per Season
inches below normal snowfall for the season.
2010-2011: 9 inches
below normal snowfall for the season.
inches above normal snowfall
for the season.
2008-2009: 9 inches
above normal snowfall for the season.
2007-2008: 17 inches below normal
snowfall for the season.
(Five consecutive years, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011
of near normal and above normal precipitation).
Water evergreens on non-windy days.
Information for the Citizens of Cheyenne
in the City of Cheyenne are required to maintain their private
trees and right-of-way trees abutting their property, for the
safe use of city streets, alleys, and sidewalks. Trees and shrubs
overhanging the street and alley need to be pruned to allow a
14-foot clearance above the entire surface of the street or alley.
Trees and shrubs overhanging the sidewalk need to be pruned to
allow an 8-foot clearance above the entire sidewalk surface.
City Code Title 12 Chapter 12.16
Corner property owners need to provide a "sight clearance
triangle" for vehicles at street intersections. Cheyenne
Unified Development Code
SHRUB, AND YARD WASTE RECYCLING
Sanitation Division does not accept yard waste with solid waste.
Section 8.44.040 of the City Code requires proper disposal
of such contents. For more information contact the Sanitation
Division or call them at 637-6440.
City of Cheyenne (Felix Pino) Transfer Station Location: 220
North College Drive
Contact City of Cheyenne Sanitation
Division for hours of operation.
City of Cheyenne Public Compost Facility Location: 3714 Windmill
(Across from Prairie View Golf Course) Call (307) 637-6440
for hours of operation