Russell Stringer is the Urban Forester for the City of Montgomery, AL. As such, he manages the city’s urban forest, which includes keeping an inventory of city trees, administering and enforcing the city’s landscape ordinance and tree ordinance, permitting and oversight of tree work on public right-of-way and private property including work done by private tree companies as well as public utilities, protection of trees in historic districts and the installation and management of new trees on city property.
Mr. Stringer attended Auburn University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Forest Resources. He is an Alabama Registered Forester as well as an ISA Certified Arborist and Municipal Specialist. He is a board member of the Alabama Urban Forestry Association (past President), Alabama Invasive Plant Council, Lagoon Park Trails, Montgomery Trees, and Legacy Partners in Environmental Education. He is also a member of the International Society of Arboriculture and the Society of Municipal Arborists. At home Russell manages his private forestland and is a family leader and avid sportsman.