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Root for Trees intends to increase tree planting within the city through continued partnerships with businesses, individual residents, and community groups. The annual target of this initiative is to plant an additional 16,000 trees. Celebrate trees at our special events and participate in our tree planting initiatives.

Root for Trees Fest

Have fun in nature and plant trees with us at a free, family event! Festivities will include a Tree-athlon, tree planting, tree giveaways, educational exhibitors, and more! The Root for Trees Fest is an annual event to celebrate trees in nature. This event will connect community members with ways to plant trees and engage with their natural surroundings.

Date: Saturday June 2, 2018
Time: 10am-2pm
LocationWhitemud Park 

Bark in the Park

Bark in the Park is back for its second year! Join us for tree planting, weed pulling, and education on native and noxious species in the area. You can be part of keeping our parks fun and safe for all. Bring your pups! You and your best friend are welcome to join the Off-Leash Ambassadors and explore the exhibitor tables.

Date: Saturday June 16, 2018
Time: 9am-noon
Location: Terwillegar off-leash area parking lot, 10 Rabbit Hill Road

A special day to learn about trees! A 'tree-rific' day of learning and fun for grade 1's.

We provide you with an event facilitator and everything your group needs for planting. Book now.

Add the trees in your yard, near your home, or in the neighbouhood to the yegTreeMap and help us create a more complete inventory of trees in Edmonton.

This self-guided tree planting event is for small groups, families or individuals.
Many organizations support Root for Trees through donations, sponsorship and tree planting.

The City of Edmonton and the school boards promote green initiatives including outdoor classrooms and gardens.

The City of Edmonton is happy to provide woodchips free to citizens for their yards.

For More Information

Root for Trees



or 780-442-5311 outside Edmonton


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