Tree Canada is the only national non-profit organization dedicated to planting and nurturing trees in rural and urban environments, in every province across the country.
We’re growing roots for more liveable cities.
Trees grow animal-friendly cities.
Urban forests provide food and shelter for wildlife and help preserve biodiversity.
Trees grow human-friendly cities.
City trees reduce stress and blood pressure. Trees in urban areas also enhance recreational spaces that improve our mental well-being.
Trees grow eco-friendly cities.
Urban canopies help combat climate change by reducing air pollution, cooling our cities, and preventing harmful stormwater runoff.
What’s it take to grow an urban tree?
Urban trees are complex and costly to plant. They require asphalt removal, machinery, forestry consultants, and more frequent watering and maintenance in periods of heat. That’s why each urban tree can cost more than $40 to plant.