If you would like to contribute to local efforts to enhance Charlotte and Mecklenburg County`s tree canopy, you can contact the Charlotte Public Tree Fund, Inc. or one of the City of Charlotte resources listed below. The Charlotte Public Tree Fund is a 501c(3) not-for-profit North Carolina corporation formed for the purpose of planting trees in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County and raising public awareness about the importance of our tree canopy.
The North Carolina Botanical Garden, first opened to the public in 1966, is part of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is supported by the State of North Carolina and the Botanical Garden Foundation, Inc. The Garden’s display collections, Piedmont Nature Trails, Coker Arboretum, Mason Farm Biological Reserve and other lands comprise nearly 600 acres.
The North Carolina Urban Forest Council is many different voices protecting trees where we work, live and play. Our members include individuals, citizen groups, nonprofit organizations, businesses and agencies from around the state that share an interest in community and urban forestry. This website offers resources for these green industry professionals.
Non-profit organization dedicated to improving the appearance of the City of Raleigh, fostering greater community pride and promoting economic development by planting trees throughout the City of Raleigh. Trees are planted by volunteers on organized planting days in public rights-of-way, along public medians and in public parks.