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Trees for Neighborhoods Application Closes Aug 10

From the folks at Trees for Seattle:

Announcing Trees for Neighborhoods – 2020 Tree Planting Program! Each year, Trees for Neighborhoods provides Seattle residents with trees to help make our neighborhoods healthier. Participate in planting a tree in your yard or along your street and you’ll receive:

  • Help selecting the right tree and planting location
  • Free trees (up to 4 per household, lifetime max of 6)
  • A watering bag & mulch for each tree
  • Training on proper planting and care
  • Street tree permitting support, if you are planting in the street right-of-way
  • Tree delivery & planting assistance (on a limited basis and with special COVID-19 considerations) if you need physical help or lack access to a vehicle
  • Tree checkups for the first couple of years (street trees only)
  • Ongoing care reminders and opportunities for free pruning workshops

How can I get a tree?

You can apply for trees anytime between July 13 – August 10. Keep an eye on their website or sign up here  to be alerted when the application opens. 

Important Dates

  • July 13: Application opens
  • July 18: Right Tree, Right Place Online Webinar* 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Register Here
  • July 21:  Right Tree, Right Place Online Webinar* 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Register Here
    *Choose one of the two sessions to attend (optional)
  • August 10: Application closes
  • Date TBD:  Tree Planting & Care Online Webinar** 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
    **Check back soon for details and Registration information. 
  • October/November:  Receive your tree and plant it in your yard! More details to come.
Trees for Neighborhoods pickup