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Discover how the Massachusetts Urban and Community Forestry Program can assist your community and/or nonprofit group in protecting, growing and managing your urban forest.
Read more about this environmental and energy efficiency program designed to reduce energy costs by increasing tree canopy cover in the Commonwealth’s Gateway Cities.
Learn how to care for newly-planted trees to help them establish in the landscape and to survive for years to come.
Understand the importance of developing a community tree planting program and read about some different approaches to planting trees in communities.
Learn about the many varied benefits of trees in the urban forest and how they may impact a municipal budget. Also learn what steps to take to improve your municipal forestry program.
Read about the laws in Massachusetts that govern and protect our public roadside trees.
Read this guide to help site and select trees to plant in your community.
Learn about the practice of planting public shade trees beyond the public right-of-way, using Mass. General Law, Section 7.
Read how a citizen-led group can work with town public officials to improve the health of the urban and community forest through tree plantings, advocacy, education, management, and maintenance activities.
Learn about this awards program that provides public attention and national recognition for local commitments to community trees and forests.
Learn how a street tree inventory or survey can help you better understand your urban forest resource.
Follow these 10 easy steps to learn how to plant your tree properly.
Learn how Tree Wardens and Public Works staff can work together to protect trees and minimize costs to the community.
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