Forestry Committee


  • 5:15 p.m. second Tuesday of February, June, August, November
  • City Hall, 800 Fourth Ave. E., Suite 1, West Fargo, ND 58078


  • Mary Beth Odegaard, President (Term expires Nov. 2018)
  • Dave Janssen, Vice President (Term expires Nov. 2020)
  • Eric Odegaard, Secretary/Treasurer (Term expires Nov. 2019)
  • Lynn Samsten, Member (Term expires Nov. 2020)
  • Bob Potter, West Fargo Park District appointment
  • Mark Simmons, City Commission appointment
  • Sara Forness, West Fargo School District educational liaison (Term expires 2020)

City of West Fargo Forestry Program

The mission of the West Fargo Forestry Department is to promote and maintain a safe and healthy urban forest that enhances the visual appeal and environmental quality of the City of West Fargo. The West Fargo Forestry Department accomplishes this mission through public education to make the citizens aware of the great importance of tree planting and maintenance. 

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