Our Programs

Sowing the seeds of stewardship through planting, conservation, and education programs

As a proud steward of Atlanta’s urban forest,Trees Atlanta is a unique community resource for sustainable growth and design, educational programs, and volunteer opportunities. The NeighborWoods, Neighborhood Arboreta, and Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum programs ensure the continued care and upkeep of trees in Atlanta’s neighborhoods. Weekly plantings, Forest Restoration, and the TreeKeepers programs help stem the tide of tree loss and promote an expanded tree canopy.

  • Adult Education

    Adult Education

    Each program stands alone, but all serve a common goal; giving members of our community the knowledge and tools necessary… Learn more

  • Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum

    Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum

    Arboretum – (n) ar.bo.re.tum-  a botanical garden focused on woody plants, which are grown for research, education and display.The Atlanta… Learn more

  • Atlanta's Champion Trees

    Atlanta's Champion Trees

    It takes a lot to become a Champion Tree! Using official measurements by a certified arborist, the annual Atlanta Champion Tree Search looks for the largest tree for each species. Learn more

  • Forest Restoration

    Forest Restoration

    As part of the effort to maintain our urban forest, Trees Atlanta promotes the growth of natural species, while also working to remove invasives that threaten and steal precious resources from native plants. Learn more

  • NeighborWoods

    NeighborWoods

    NeighborWoods educates and trains neighborhood groups on proper tree planting and maintenance. The program also matches these groups with partners that help secure the necessary funding for the projects. Learn more

  • Urban Forestry Crew

    Urban Forestry Crew

    Long-term maintenance and care is necessary to ensure a long and healthy life for a tree. The Trees Atlanta Urban Forestry Crew tackles these challenges head on! Learn more

  • Urban Trees

    Urban Trees

    Big-time plantings require big-time equipment. Through the Urban Trees program, Trees Atlanta works with contractors that can provide the heavy duty equipment needed for some of our more challenging projects. Learn more

  • Youth Education

    Youth Education

    Teaching our youth the value and importance of trees is one of the primary objectives of Trees Atlanta. Our programs are designed to be both educational and fun for kids of all ages! Learn more

  • Youth Tree Team

    Youth Tree Team

    The Youth Tree Team (YTT) is a select group of Atlanta high school youth and college student leaders. We are seeking candidates who have the following characteristics: initiative, professionalism, respect, interest in the environment, pride in your work, responsibility, and the ability to work well with a team. Learn more