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Helpful resources and learn more about trees!

How to Plant a Tree

Planting a tree? Read this first.

Tree Care Guide

Help your new tree grow! Read our care guide for new tree friends.

Find an Arborist

Have a tree that needs some attention? Ask an arborist!

The Friends of Trees Way

Yes, we plant trees - and so much more!

Tree Resources

More about the benefits of trees

How much carbon dioxide do trees sequester? How many trees does it take to provide oxygen for a family of four? How do trees clean our water? Learn more here!

Municipal Resources

Contact information for trees, permits, programs, local resources in the municipalities where Friends of Trees is currently planting:

Looking for information about protecting trees? Check out theses resources.

Learn More About Trees

From habitat restoration to energy savings — see how trees do way more than make oxygen.


Trees can be planted to take advantage of their energy-saving benefits.


Trees get us outside to meet our neighbors, they help us engage with our community.


Trees clean our soil, water, and air; they make us healthier & happier.

Stay Up To Date

Check out Treemail, the Friends of Trees Newsletter, and read our Blog.

Treemail - The Friends of Trees Newsletter

November 2022

November 2022 Planting for Clean Air | Winter Trees | Partner Spotlight

October 2022

Season Kickoff | Oak Trees | Yard Signs

September 2022

Community Pruning | Autumn Tree Care

August 2022

Connection in the Green Workforce | Planting Calendar is Live! | Shift Your Energy Use
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In honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day, and in celebration of all we do together to make our world greener and healthier for all,…

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Creating Inclusive Planting Events in NE Portland

With Verde, Friends of Trees put on its first Spanish-language led event While planting trees at a home on Going Street in Northeast Portland, Bella…

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Wilkes Creek – Connecting a Community

New funding will develop the Wilkes Creek Headwaters into an accessible natural area For three planting seasons, Friends of Trees volunteers have been enhancing the…

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