Established in 1989, the Alabama Urban Forestry Association (AUFA), is a committed leader in arboriculture and urban forestry. AUFA promotes proper selection, planting and tree care, tree protection and other tree issues in the urban setting. As a statewide non-profit organization, AUFA has a diverse membership of arboricultural professionals, horticulturists, landscape workers, educators, community tree board members, tree-care volunteers and interested citizens who care about trees where they live and work. Services are designed to support member’s efforts to replant, maintain, sustain and expand the urban landscape. In addition, AUFA strives to educate the general public on the importance of urban trees.