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Empire has an extensive integrated vegetation management program designed to keep our system safely and reliably delivering electricity to our customers. This department is assigned with the task of managing the vegetation on nearly 7,000 miles of lines.

More about Empire’s vegetation management policies and procedures:

Why Vegetation Management is Necessary
Discover why tree trimming is important to Empire District's customers.

Tree Trimming and Removal
Guidelines Empire utilizes in vegetation management.

Tree Planting Guidelines
Tips for planting new trees in your area.

Utility Arboretums
The utility arboretums are a place where customers can see examples of proper tree selection and placement.

Additional Services and Information
Additional information is available on tree trimming and vegetation management.

Mulch Request Form
If you are interested in receiving a truck load of mulch, please use the following form. Please note, mulch is delivered on an “as available” basis and in the order of request.

Vegetation Brochures
Learn vegetation information by selecting specific brochures to be sent to you.

Find answers to some frequently asked questions regarding Empire District Electric's vegetation management.

Vegetation Management Contacts
Vegetation Management email and phone contact information.