Pine tree seedlingAre you looking for a flexible volunteer opportunity? Root for Trees now offers public drop-in plantings with no registration required. The drop-in planting program is replacing the self-guided planting program. Drop-in, plant and help to grow Edmonton’s urban forest.

Root for Trees is planning to host themed drop-in programs this year. More information will be available closer to the start of the season.

Looking for a private planting opportunity with your group of 10 individuals or more? Please sign-up for our Registered Tree Planting Program

Root for Trees provides:

  • Native tree seedlings
  • Shovels and gloves
  • Staff on site to talk about planting safety, how to plant your seedling, and to be available for questions

All the planting supplies will be ready on site. Please wear comfortable clothing, dress for the weather and bring a bottle of water. All individuals entering the planting area must wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes. If proper footwear is not worn, individuals will be unable to participate.

Plant material and equipment are available on a first come first serve basis, while supplies last.

2024 Schedule

Use our 2024 Program Planting Site map to locate these sites. If you have any questions, please email

Date Time Location
Saturday, May 18 12-3pm Dunvegan
Saturday, May 25 9am-12pm Cameron Heights
Saturday, June 1 12-3pm Whitemud and 91 Street
Saturday, June 15 12-3pm Dunvegan
Saturday, June 22 9am-12pm Cameron Heights - Storm-Water Pond
Saturday, June 29 12-3pm Mike Finland Park

**Please check the schedule regularly as program details are subject to change.