Ways to Get Involved

Like to get your hands dirty? Love trees? Believe in social, racial, and economic justice? Join our network and support Boston's urban forest. There are so many ways to get involved.

Volunteers planting a tree. Photo: SFTTB

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  • Adopt-A-Tree

    Adopt-A-Tree

    Take care of your newly planted tree and help sustain our urban forest.

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    Tree Giveaways

    We provide free trees to residents of Boston to plant in their yards. We're always seeking community partners to work with us to gather together and celebrate trees.

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  • Teens identifying a street tree Teens identifying a street tree. Photo: SFTTB

    Teen Urban Tree Corps

    Are you a Boston teen looking to learn more about urban forestry? Our 6-week summer program provides paid opportunities to learn, grow, and give back to the community

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  • Volunteers learning to identify trees Volunteers learning to identify trees. Photo: SFTTB

    Volunteer

    Our volunteers (or volunTREErs) play a critical role in keeping Boston's trees healthy and happy.

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    Boston Urban Forest Friends

    Boston Urban Forest Friends (BUFF) is a coalition of organizations, community groups, and individuals focused on increasing partnerships and collaboration around growing Boston’s urban canopy.

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  • Current Opportunities

  • Tree planting

    Have a site in need of some trees? Fill out our tree planting proposal form.

  • Current Job Openings

  • MassCEC S[romg 2023 Internship

    We’re seeking a social media and event coordinator intern for spring semester, 2023. This intern will work closely with staff to write newsletters, blog posts, and social media and will assist with fall event coordination.

    Details: Pay is $15/hour for ~20 hours for week for the fall semester. Send resume and cover letter to David Meshoulam at [email protected]. (Please note: you must be a Massachusetts college or graduate student or recent graduate for this internship.)

  • Board members

    Board Member Openings

    Passionate about environmental justice and equity? We are actively growing our board. Link to the board description.

  • Browse our calendar for upcoming events, webinars, and more.

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