Greening Communities

Tree Canada believes firmly that the social, psychological, and economic benefits of Canada’s urban forests are worth preserving. Because of this, we’ve dedicated ourselves to championing, stewarding and expanding our urban forests for more than a quarter century.

What is Tree Canada doing to green communities

Since 1992, Tree Canada has greened more than 1,100 urban centres, BIAs, indigenous communities, schools and hospitals throughout Canada. We’ve greened more than 600 schoolyards, and planted more than 10,000 edible fruit and nut trees and shrubs in communities all across Canada to help fight urban food insecurity.

CN EcoConnexions — From the Ground Up

CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting more than $250 billion worth of goods annually. But more than that, CN demonstrates its environmental stewardship through its championing of urban greening programs in partnership with Tree Canada.

Each year CN generously contributes grants of up to $25,000 to deserving communities from coast to coast to coast. The trees planted make a lasting difference in our communities for generations to come.

Community Tree Grants

Our Community Tree Grants provide support to community greening, innovation and stewardship initiative across the country.

Our projects support greening in communities of all kinds from schools to hospitals and from the smallest Indigenous communities to our biggest urban centres.

Partners in Planting

Tree Canada offers companies a way to deliver a team building opportunity alongside community engagement and good corporate citizenship right where your employees live and work through our Partners in Planting program.

We take care of securing a planting site, the trees and the logistics so that all you have to worry about is having a memorable lasting event with your team while doing something positive for your community.

Canada, BC, Vancouver. Tree Canada event, Everett Crowley Park

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