This guide will help you plan your Tree Planting or Tree Giveaway Event in partnership with the National Wildlife Federation. In the first few sections of this guide, you will learn about the National Wildlife Federation, our Trees for Wildlife program, some basics about tree biology and the importance of native trees.
The sections focusing on hosting a Tree Planting Event or Tree Giveaway Event will share key factors to consider when choosing a planting site or giveaway location, selecting a planting date (with a contingency plan), rounding up volunteers to plant the trees and preparing for a successful event. For both types of events, you will find guidance on researching appropriate native trees, incorporating educational activities and following up afterwards. Supplemental resources, information about tree shelters and a variety of extension activities complete the guide.
Seeking inspiration from completed projects? Get ideas from these tree planting event summaries.
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