Past Events

Below you’ll find a selection of some of our past events

  • June 15, 2023 5:30 pm

    East Boston Community Tree Walk – June 15

    Join Speak for the Trees and the Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) for a Community Tree Walk through East Boston. This engaging event is designed to bring together community members, tree enthusiasts, and experts to explore the neighborhood, discover points of interest, and learn about the importance of trees in our urban environment. This walk….Read more

  • June 13, 2023 5:30 pm

    East Boston Community Tree Walk – June 13

    Join Speak for the Trees and the Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) for an exciting Community Tree Walk through East Boston. This engaging event is designed to bring together community members, tree enthusiasts, and experts to explore the neighborhood, discover points of interest, and learn about the importance of trees in our urban environment. This walk….Read more

  • June 10, 2023 11:00 am

    Teen Tree Summit

    Please join Speak for the Trees at our first Teen Tree Summit where we will be celebrating youth doing exceptional work with environmental organizations and groups in the Greater Boston area. On Saturday June 10th from 11am – 3pm at the Weld Hill Research Building at the Arnold Arboretum, we will be celebrating a few….Read more

  • June 1, 2023 5:30 pm

    Codman Square Community Tree Walk – June 1

    After several community meetings of learning and listening to each others’ stories, we’re excited to invite community members to join residents from the Codman Square neighborhood on a community tree walk. Come learn about the trees in the neighborhood and the important role they play in creating a healthy, resilient, and thriving neighborhood. We will….Read more

  • May 25, 2023 5:30 pm

    Dorchester Community Tree Walk – May 25

    Join Speak for the Trees and the Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC) for an exciting Community Tree Walk through Dorchester. This engaging event is designed to bring together community members, tree enthusiasts, and experts to explore the neighborhood, discover points of interest, and learn about the importance of trees in our urban environment. Come….Read more

  • April 29, 2023 10:00 am

    Savor The Square Tree Giveaway

    Bringing together food, fun, entertainment and trees, in the heart of Roxbury! Join Speak for the Trees and The American City Coalition (TACC) for our ‘3rd Annual Savor the Square Tree Giveaway’ in Nubian Square for Roxbury Arbor Day! This event is sponsored by Verizon and in collaboration with the Arbor Day Foundation. Savor the Square brings….Read more

  • April 27, 2023 6:00 pm

    “A Part of Us: Trees And Our World”: Presentation by Professor Mwalim

    Join Speak for the Trees and Professor Mwalim to learn more about the traditional Indigenous perspectives on trees, which were dismissed as mystical nonsense by colonizers that later proved to be scientific fact! Event is held in the Video Conference Room of the Non-Profit Center, 89 South Street.

  • April 27, 2023 4:00 pm

    Urban Foraging Tour with Rob Riman

    Explore the outdoors with Rob Riman, through an interactive, refreshing, and educational urban foraging tour! Participants will meet at the Farm in Fort Hill Neighborhood. Rob Riman passed his youth roaming Lake Michigan’s upland ravines and paddling nearby tributary headwaters of the Mississippi. Following studies in geology, and a decade leading remote expeditions across North….Read more

  • April 23, 2023 1:00 pm

    PoeTREE: An Afternoon of Tree Themed Poetry Readings

    Visit the Weld Hill Research Building at the Arnold Arboretum for an afternoon of poeTREE Poets Jennifer Barber, Charles Coe, and Deborah Leipziger will read aloud their tree and nature-related poetry.

  • April 23, 2023 9:00 am

    Forest Bathing at the Arnold Arboretum

    Slow down and awaken your senses on a guided therapeutic experience in the Arnold Arboretum, led by certified forest therapy guide Tam Willey. Forest Bathing, inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku, is a restorative sensory exploration that supports health and healing for all beings. From increased cerebral blood flow to stronger immune defenses, come….Read more