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We Can’t BeLEAF Our Teen Urban Tree Corps Program Has Come to an End

Youth supported Boston’s trees and Boston’s trees supported them.   As the summer comes to an end, so does our summer Teen Urban Tree Corps program. During the six week ...

How to Help Trees Combat Boston’s Summer Heat

Tune in to a short discussion between our Executive Director David Meshoulam and Rob Lane, Associate Producer at WBUR, about the heatwave’s effects on young trees in Boston and what ...

Our Teen Urban Tree Corps teens continue to care for Boston’s urban forest

As the summer continues, our Teen Urban Tree Corps youth have continued their watering routes. They have been watering 3 days a week, watering an average of 20 trees a ...

Teen Urban Tree Corps Is Back in Session for Summer 2022

Teens in Speak for the Trees’ Teen Urban Tree Corps program have been off to a great start watering Dorchester’s Street trees. 15 Boston teens began their summer youth employment ...

Nira Rock Tree Planting

On May 14th, Speak for the Trees held a tree planting at Nira Rock in a partnership with the City of Boston’s Urban Wilds Program and the Friends of Nira ...

Celebrate Arbor Week 2022

Join us during Arbor Week to celebrate trees In the spirit of belonging, Speak for the Trees, Boston, is proud to announce a series of events to celebrate trees and ...

Massachusetts State Representative Liz Miranda presents Speak for the Trees with a special Citation

On Thursday, December 16, 2021, we were honored to receive a citation from State Representative Liz Miranda, Suffolk 5th, and the Massachusetts House of Representatives for our “Commitment to Environmental ...

Volunteers organizing trident maples and eastern redbuds

Fall 2021 Mattapan Tree Giveaways

On October 16th and October 23rd, Speak for the Trees hosted two tree giveaways for Boston residents at City Natives in Mattapan.

Franklin Park Zoo Howl 2021

On Halloween, Speak for the Trees was honored to participate in the annual Franklin Park Zoo Howl, a daylight trick-or-treat event for children of all ages.

Fairview Cemetery Tree Planting

With the help from an amazing group of volunteers, on November 6th, we planted 40 trees at the Fairview Cemetery in Hyde Park.

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