Our Work in the News

Check out our profiles and stories in the news.

The idea of ‘tree equity’ is taking root

August 2023, WGBH


A garden as living memorial: Tree plantings recall Covid deaths

May 2023, Dorchester Reporter


Neighborhoods in Mass. could get more shade from trees under new climate bill

May 2023, WBUR

Why ‘speaking’ for the trees can address inequity in Boston

April 2023, WGBH


Boston needs to throw more shade 🌳

April 2023, Boston.com

Going green, literally: introducing the bill that would bring more trees to the cities of Massachusetts

March 2023, Daily Hampshire Gazette



A Tree Grows in Boston | XCC course wants students to challenge environmental injustice by improving the urban tree canopy

December 2022, BUToday.com


Trees are key to address Boston’s heat islands. But it’s more complicated than just planting new ones

August 2022, Boston.com

It’s been a hot summer! WBUR shares a bit about how you can help water and care for your tree.

August 2022, WBUR

Tune in to WBUR as Eva Paradiso shares a bit about our Teen Urban Tree Corps program.

June 2022, WBUR

Listen to CEO & Co-Founder David Meshoulam on Tree Speech, a podcast about trees.

November 2021, Tree Speech


2021 Teen Urban Tree Corps Annual Report – Check out our teens neighborhood planting plans!

August 2021, SFTT

2020 Teen Urban Tree Corps Share the powerful stories about their neighborhood forests.

August 2020, SFTT

We were proud to stand tall with our Friends of Melnea Cass Boulevard 

January 2021, BostonGlobe

Geneva Ave Tree Planting and Community Garden to learn more about our work in Dorchester with some amazing local community groups.

October 2018, SFTT

Speak for the Trees sees many opportunities in Charlestown – our work and efforts in their neighborhood.

January 2019, Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

SFTT had the chance to work in Roslindale to care for trees near the MBTA station. 

January 2019, GreeningRozzie


Speaking for the trees: A Climate Minute Podcast – An interview from our first year!

May 2018, Mass Climate Action Network