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

November 2018

Training Future Urban Foresters | Get To Know Our Partner: The City of Wilsonville

October 2018

Celebrating 15,000 trees with the Blazers and Daimler | Get to know our partner: AWS Elemental

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

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We’re hiring!

Love trees? Looking for meaningful work in a supportive, fun work environment? Then check out our opening for a Neighborhood Trees Specialist. Neighborhood Trees Specialists…

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‘Tis the season for Give!Guide – a delicious way to donate

Willamette Week’s Give!Guide is an annual fundraiser for Friends of Trees + other great causes Give!Guide runs through December 31st and is a great way…

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Trail Blazer 3-Pointers Plant 15,000 Trees

The Threes for Trees partnership between the Portland Trail Blazers, Daimler Trucks North America, and Friends of Trees was celebrated at the season opener “The…

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