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Edmonton's tree planting initiative! Learn more about planting trees in the city.

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 45,000 trees. Celebrate trees at our special events and participate in our tree planting initiatives.

Arbor Day

Edmonton’s Arbor Day has been postponed for 2020; however Root for Trees will be at several sites between June 16 and 24 to distribute seedlings to any Grade 1 teacher or student who wishes to participate in this tradition.

Visit Arbor Day to see the dates, times and locations or view on the map.

A celebration of trees and the benefits they provide! A 'tree-rific' day of learning and fun for Grade 1 students.

An educational experience facilitated by one of our Program Leaders. All plants and tools are provided by Root for Trees.

Add the trees in your yard and neighbourhood to the yegTreeMap and help us create a more complete inventory of trees in Edmonton.

Your safety is our top priority! As a result of recent changes to the Alberta OH&S Act, this program is temporarily on hold as we work to bring the self-guided option into compliance.

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

311 Contact Centre


In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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