Trees New York is an environmental nonprofit organization. Their mission is to plant, preserve and protect New York City’s urban forest through education and community participation. Trees New York was founded in 1976 as a volunteer response to New York City’s devastating cutbacks in forestry and tree-related community services.
Trees New York has 39 years of experience in community tree planting projects, tree care management and consulting and stewardship training projects to teach members of NYC’s communities to care for the urban forest. Since its founding, TreesNY has trained over 11,500 adults and 6,000 youth in tree care and stewardship. Since 2005, TreesNY has planted over 3,000 trees in underserved communities throughout New York City. For nearly four decades, TreesNY has been at the forefront of environmental advocacy in New York City.