Loudoun County's Trees and Forests

2021 Arbor Day Photo Contest

Congratulations to the winners from the 2021 Loudoun County Arbor Day tree poster artwork and photo contest. 

The theme of this year’s contest was “Trees That Make Me Feel Happy.” 

Watch the video below to see the contest winners and tree planting!

Loudoun County has valuable forest resources, providing many benefits. Working forests in rural portions of the county contain valuable stands of hardwood timber sustainable source of valuable wood products. Trees and urban forest resources in more urban portions of the county help to make them attractive places in which to live, work, and visit.

County Arborist / Urban Forester

The Loudoun County Arborist / Urban Forester serves as a resource to the county for forestry or tree-related issues, in order to protect and enhance these resources for the general health, safety, and well-being of the community.

Review of tree conservation plans and forest management plans, field visits, complaint response, technical assistance, community education and outreach, and mapping and monitoring of forest resources are all covered by this program.

This position also monitors major threats to trees and forests such as insect outbreaks, diseases, severe weather, and wildfires.



  • Kyle Dingus
    Loudoun County Urban Forester
  • Natural Resources Team
    Department of Building and Development
    1 Harrison Street SE., 3rd Floor
    P.O. Box 7000
    Leesburg, Virginia 20177-7000
  • Phone: 703-771-5991
  • Email Kyle Dingus

Learn how to Identify Trees with Urban Forester Kyle Dingus