Natural Resources

Bird City

Fitchburg is one of 101 Bird Cities in Wisconsin due to our bird conservation efforts. Learn more about how we achieved this honorable designation.

Tree City

The city has been awarded Tree City USA designation for the last 20 years and has received 10 Growth Awards.  We are now a Sterling Tree City USA.
One mission of the Parks, Recreation, Forestry and Natural Resources Department is to "conserve, protect, and enhance Fitchburg’s most valued natural, cultural, and historical resources for generations to come."

We aim to "maintain and promote stewardship of the natural environment to promote appreciation among members of the community." This objective is demonstrated in the Conceptual Park & Open Space Proposal, which is intended to guide responsible urban growth.