Programs & Services

Woman watering a sidewalk garden

Watering a sidewalk garden in Bernal Heights, July 2012.

Through a comprehensive roster of programs, we grow San Francisco’s urban forest while bringing neighbors together and empowering citizens to make their neighborhoods greener.


Free Trees for San Francisco – growing our future
Tree Replacement – new trees for empty basins
Sidewalk Landscaping – another way to green the city
Trees for Schools – planting trees around schools
Early Tree Care – follow-up visits for young trees
Emergency Tree Care – we respond to tree crises
TREEage – weekly rounds to treat damaged trees

Community Engagement

Community Outreach – organize your neighbors
Corporate Workdays – teamwork in the outdoors
Urban Forest Map – crowd-sourced tree census
Green Christmas Trees – living, potted tree “rental”


Green Teens – paid training for at-risk youth
Green Crew – young survivors changing their lives
Tree Tours – free walks with expert guides
Community Forester Training – become a tree expert
Pruning Workshops – free, hands-on instruction


Advocacy – improving public policies