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2012 Media Releases

February 6, 2012
For More Information Contact:
Bob Weyhrich, Community Forester, 402-441-7035

Tree Cleanup Continues in Lincoln

Community Forestry crews continue to work throughout the City to clear trees and branches that fell as a result of this weekend's storms. To report City street tree branches down on sidewalks or in the public right of way between the sidewalk and the curb, call Community Forestry at 402-441-7035 during regular business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays or e-mail the location to During non-business hours, call the Lincoln Police Department's non-emergency number at 402-441-6000.

If power lines have fallen into trees or branches, call the Lincoln Electric System (LES) at 888-365-2412. LES advises residents to stay away from any downed lines, even if they appear to be dead.

Those with damage from privately-owned trees have four options:

The City Forestry Office is acting on all messages left on the Forestry Office voice mail. Calls are being recorded with names and residences added to the list for service.

More information on Community Forestry is available at

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