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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.

National Tree Day - September 27

Date: Wednesday September 27, 2017

Time: 10am-2pm

Location: Rundle Park
National Tree Day Image

National Tree Day

National Tree Day is a celebration for all Canadians to appreciate the great benefits that trees provide us - clean air, wildlife habitat, reducing energy demand, and connecting with nature.

Plant the Park Lauderdale - October 3

Date: Tuesday October 3, 2017
Time: 3-6pm
Location: Lauderdale (Grand Trunk) Off-Leash Area
127 Ave NW and 109 Street NWCute dog laying in the grassPlant the Park

Join the City of Edmonton, Tree Canada, and CN EcoConnexions From the Ground Up for a day of planting and doggone fun! Bring your furry friend and enjoy activities for the whole family: games, giveaways, caricatures, an agility demonstration and more!

Learn more about the Lauderdale Pilot Project at

Tree Canada Logo, CN Logo, Canada 150 Logo and Government of Canada Logo

Award Winners!

Root for Trees won an Emerald Award from the Alberta Emerald Foundation. Emerald Awards recognize and celebrate outstanding environmental achievements across all sectors in Alberta.

Congratulations to all of our hardworking staff and volunteers!

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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