Chesterfield strives to create a positive experience for residents and visitors, and landscapes are the background that provide for this experience. Beautifully maintained parks, green spaces, medians and highway rights of way enhance a visit to our parks and to the city as a whole.
Of course, beautiful landscapes rely on responsible management of our natural resources and the diversity that they contain. This division is responsible for planning, preserving, designing, improving and maintaining our green spaces and natural resources. This includes planning and directing a Community Forestry program encompassing natural resource conservation, community education, preventative maintenance and habitat restoration activities.
The city's goal is to maintain beautiful landscapes while making responsible choices that enhance plant diversity, improve soil profiles and storm water management, improve habitat for wildlife and create opportunities for community education. An emphasis is on using native Missouri species and Plants of Merit in our landscapes.
Thanks for visiting, and if you have any questions about Chesterfield's Natural Resources or Community Forestry Programs, please contact the City Arborist/Urban Forester.
For more information about these principles we recommend the following websites:
MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION
MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN, KEMPER CENTER