Local Tree Planting Resources
Learn more about tree planting and how to get involved in your local community by reviewing the following resources:
• How To Get a Tree Planted on City Land in Boston – Boston residents can make a request to have a street tree planted on the sidewalk in front of their home or business. If approved, the tree will be planted within a year. Boston.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/how-get-tree-planted-city-land
• Providence Neighborhood Planting Program – A street tree planting partnership between the Mary Elizabeth Sharpe Providence Neighborhood Planting Program Fund, the City of Providence and residents of Providence. Their mission is to plant, steward and advocate for trees in Providence. pnpp.org
• Greening the Gateway Cities Program – Designed to reduce household heating and cooling energy use by increasing tree canopy cover in urban residential areas. Mass.gov/service-details/greening-the-gateway- cities-program
• Tree-Plenish – Through student-led events, Tree-Plenish plants trees in the community based on approximations of school paper usage. Tree-Plenish.org.
• Tree Power Art Exhibit – Youth and adults are encouraged to submit 2-D art depicting how a tree’s structure and function can reduce the effects of climate change and increase social justice. Entries are due by April 30, 2021.