Guide to local trees

In celebration of Beaufort’s longtime designation as a Tree City USA, the Beaufort Public Works Department expects to plant two trees a month at various City properties during 2021.

“Our trees are important to everyone who lives or works or visits Beaufort. In fact, they make our city unique. We often replace trees that are damaged or die, but now we want to add to our urban forest by planting trees,” said Parks Supervisor Adam Wellins. “And each month, we’ll offer tips for planting and caring for those particular trees.”

As new trees are planted, we'll add a guide here for how to plant and care for them: