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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

August 2023

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April 2023

April 2023 Earth Month Action! | Opportunities to Get Involved | Watering
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Tending The Land. Together.

By Yashar Vasef, Executive Director, Friends of Trees The first planting event of the season always sets the stage for me and opens me up…

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Returning to a Natural Area in Springfield

Can I get a refill? Next month, volunteers will be planting trees, shrubs, and understory near a major intersection on the Bob Straub Parkway in…

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What Coalition Means to Friends of Trees

This fall, an 11-member coalition led by Friends of Trees was awarded a $12 million Urban and Community Forestry Grant from the U.S. Department of…

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