Tree Pittsburgh's mission is to protect and restore Pittsburgh's urban forest through community tree planting and care, education, and advocacy.

Our vision is to be a leader in creating a healthy urban forest by inspiring and engaging citizens to maintain, plant and protect trees. Taking care of our trees will improve our quality of life by maximizing the substantial public health, environmental, and economic benefits that trees provide.

What We're Doing

Caring for Trees

Taking care of our trees improves our quality of life by maximizing the substantial environmental, social and economic benefits that trees provide.

Planting Trees

Applications are now available for the Fall 2015 Planting Season. Contact TreeVitalize Pittsburgh for more information.

What You Can Do

Join Us

Support Tree Pittsburgh's work by becoming a member at any level.  Your continued support will help us to strengthen and grow our impact across the City. Donate today.

Take a Class

Tree Pittsburgh is offering a variety of new classes in 2015: Tree Identification, Tree Tenders, Pruning Workshops and Nursery Tours.  Learn more and register here.

Become a Tree Tender

Join over 1,300 residents greening the City, one tree at a time.  Did you know you could apply for free trees in your neighborhood? Tree Tenders learn tree biology, planting and aftercare and work towards creating greener, healthier communities.  Learn more...

Recent News

Damage to black cherry trees caused by native moth

2015 has brought widespread defoliation of black cherry trees across thousands of acres in the Allegheny National Forest area, caused by the cherry scallop shell moth.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 7:43pm

Tree Tender Symposium

Tree Pittsburgh announces the inaugural Tree Tender Symposium Saturday, July 18 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Center, Downtown.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 3:07pm

Upcoming Events

Tree ID Walk: Allegheny Commons

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 9:00am

Tree Tenders Class Carnegie

Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 9:00am

Carrick Pruning Workshop

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 10:00am

Carrick Pruning Workshop

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 10:00am

Carrick Pruning Workshop

Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 10:00am

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