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Everyone benefits from a healthy tree canopy. Trees clean the air we breathe, increase home values, keep us cool, reduce our stress levels—and so much more. We invite you to use these resources to learn how you can take action to protect and expand D.C.’s tree canopy.


Use these resources to help stand up for trees in your neighborhood and across the city.

Parks and Open Space

D.C. has over 7,600 acres of parks and open space. Learn more about how green space is critical to the health and livability of our neighborhoods.

Refine Your Message

Effective advocacy requires a clear and consistent message. Find out the best items to highlight in order to keep your message on target.