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

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.



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

December 2019

So far in our 2019-20 planting season Friends of Trees has planted more than 16,000 trees and native shrubs with 2,000 volunteers! Here are some highlights from some amazing days this season:

November 2019

Growing the next Tree Team Generation: Providing job training and leadership skill-building opportunities for youth | Get to know our partner Chemawa Indian School

October 2019

Vote YES for Natural Areas | Trees & Health in Gresham | It’s Give!Guide Season!

September 2019

A word from our volunteers | Get to know yard trees | Crew Leaders have the most fun

Summer 2019

Friends of Trees at the Door | Get to Know our Partner: PGE

June 2019

Planting Trees, Fighting Climate Change | Get to Know Friends of Trees’ Post-Planting Work

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Update on planting events and tree orders

Friends of Trees is taking our region’s “Stay at Home” orders very seriously and as a result we have decided to stop all tree planting…

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Because we love you, events through March are canceled

  March 13, 2020   Dear Friends of Trees family, Because we love you and we want to do our part to diminish the risk…

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Get to know our partner: Wisdom of the Elders

“Partnering with Friends of Trees has helped teach Wisdom interns management skills; we learn how to manage a business, how to engage with business people,…

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