Our 2023 planting season is now complete! 3,741 volunteers dedicated their time to plant 34, 167 trees and shrubs with us. A huge thank you to all of our tree-mendous volunteers!

Please check back in March 2024 for an update on our planting details for next season.

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. Simply look at the schedule below for when and where these opportunities are available and join as an individual, pair or small group. Drop-in, plant and help to grow Edmonton’s urban forest.

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.