Trees clean the air we breathe, manage stormwater, keep us cool, reduce our stress levels and so much more. To keep our urban forest healthy we need your help communicating effectively with developers, legislatures and other decision makers. Use the resources below to get started.

As our city develops, we are losing mature trees faster than newly-planted ones can grow.

Citizen Advocate Handbook

Designed to empower District residents to stand up, speak out, and fight for D.C.’s trees — the Citizen Advocate Handbook is a comprehensive resource that provides residents with everything they will need to advocate for trees in our great city.


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