Green Tier



For Municipalities

Wisconsin Urban Wood is a Charter housed in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Green Tier program.

The Wisconsin Urban Wood Charter supports municipalities in pursuit of achieving superior environmental stewardship by focusing on urban wood utilization and provides opportunities for municipal tree crews to connect directly with skilled woodworkers in their area, diverting urban wood from landfills or mulch piles and creating high value, local wood products.  

Learn more about the Green Tier Legacy Communities Charter. 

Why become a Green Tier Legacy Community?  

Current Green Tier Legacy Communities.

For Businesses

Through Wisconsin Urban Wood’s Green Tier Charter, WUW members provide urban forest owners with confidence that the member is practicing sound business management practices at all levels by by adherence to WUW governing documents. The WI DNR recognizes WUW governing documents as advancing the cause of forestry in the state to promote the best interests of the people and the state in forestry, and in assistance to landowners to secure adoption of better forestry practices, in furtherance of Wis. Stat. 28.01 and 28.07.