News + Resources

Helpful resources and learn more about trees!

How to Plant a Tree

Planting a tree on your own? Read these helpful tips 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!

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 permits, programs, local resources in Friends of Trees’ service area:

Learn More About Trees

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

Conservation

Conservation

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

Community

Community

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

Health

Health

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

Money

Money

Planting a single tree on your property can increase its value by up to $7,000.

Stay Up To Date

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

Treemail - The Friends of Trees Newsletter

September 2018

Welcome to our 30th season of planting trees + growing community | Get to Know our Partner: City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services

Summer 2018

56,000 trees & native shrubs planted by 7,000+ volunteers in a record-breaking season | Get To Know Our Summer Inspector Program

May 2018

Senator Merkley Honors Trees + Community | Mary Harrell receives Oregon Community Trees Award | Get to Know Our Awardees

April 2018

Arbor Day, Earth Day: Celebrating trees + community | Get to know our partners: Daimler Trucks North America, Portland Trail Blazers, Oregon Ducks

March 2018

Our first bilingual planting ~ El Primer Evento Bilingüe de Plantar árboles de Friends of Trees | Get to know our partner: Sandy River Watershed Council

February 2018

Trees & Health | Pints Plant Trees … and more!

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Join the Tree Team–be a Crew Leader!

“I have a few favorite things about crew leading. One, I get to interact with all kinds of different people; two, I get so many…

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Give More 24! Planting trees + growing community in Vancouver and Clark County, WA

It’s time for GiveMore 24! Do you know about Give More 24? It’s a one-day, online giving marathon just for Southwest Washington, focusing on raising money…

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56,000 trees & shrubs planted last season!

Our 2018 planting season was one for the record books! More than 7,000 volunteers donated 40,000 hours to plant 56,000 trees and native shrubs. Picture…

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