Vote on a Name for our New Electric Truck!

We were blown away by the incredible response to our truck naming contest! Each and every submission brought a smile to our faces (and a few chuckles too!). Thank you for taking the time to participate – you’ve all shown some serious naming talent.  Finalists: -Lightning McTree -Big Green Watering Machine -Rooty Reminder: The person(s)….Read more

Unhealthy Tree Report

Do you spend time in Dorchester, Mattapan, Chinatown, or the city of Chelsea and enjoy trees in the neighborhood? Have you noticed trees that are unhealthy or appear to be dying in your neighborhood? Have you smelled or ever experienced a gas leak? If so, share your experience and fill out the form below to….Read more

Save the Date! Branching Out for Our Future

Join us for a TREEmendous night of celebration October 10th 2024 5:30 – 8:00PM Sign up below and to stay in the know when tickets go on sale. Tickets will be priced at $125 / ticket For sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to Victoria Frothingham at + Add to google calendar   + Download ics….Read more

Celebrate Arbor Week 2024

Join us April 20-27 as we celebrate trees In the spirit of community, Speak for the Trees, Boston, is proud to announce a series of events to celebrate trees and all they give us. We hope you can join us either in-person or online to acknowledge, thank, and honor trees. Trees are critical for our….Read more

MassCEC Internship

Thank you for your interest in an internship with Speak for the Trees. We hire 2-3 interns per semester (spring, summer, and fall). You can read more about our internship program on our Opportunities Page and also at MassCEC’s website. School-year inters work 12-16 hours per week and are expected to come into the office….Read more

Job Announcement:
Team Leader, Teen Urban Tree Corps

Have a passion for the environment? Want to make a difference in your community? Apply to be a team leader! We’re hiring young adults to work closely with Boston teens to learn about, care for, and advocate for trees in Boston. Details Date: mid-June to mid-August, 2024 (exact dates TBD) Hours per week: ~ 30….Read more

An Act Establishing the Municipal Reforestation Program

Sign on to support this bill Introduced by Senator Cynthia Creem (S.452) & Representatives Steven Owens & Jennifer Armini (H.869) Urban forests can mitigate the adverse effects of climate change, including increased rainfall, excessive heat, and air pollution. This bill requires that each participating municipality in the Commonwealth has a municipal reforestation plan that the….Read more

Teen Urban Tree Corps Summer 2024 Program

Our 2024 Summer Program Has Begun! Thanks for your interest. Our program is full and we’re no longer accepting applications for teen members or Team Leaders. We’ll be announcing school year opportunities in late summer. Are you a Boston teen interested in learning how to improve Boston’s environment? Join our Teen Urban Tree Corps this….Read more

Board Member Description

Our Mission Our mission is to increase the size, health, and equity of the urban tree canopy in Boston through engagement, outreach, education, and advocacy. We partner with government agencies, community organizations, corporations, and residents to plant trees, increase community engagement, improve tree policies, and raise awareness about the importance of trees, especially in environmental….Read more