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Tree Corps

Donation graphic for Tree Corps to aid in the planting of 10,000 trees in 2022

Help the Ecology Action Center and local partners plant 10,000 trees in 2023 to reduce air pollution, sequester carbon, increase wildlife habitat, improve watershed protection, and much more!


Your donations (as an individual, as a Tree Team group, or as a business sponsorship) are greatly needed to raise the finances needed.  At approximately $5 per tree for planting costs, we need to raise as much as $50,000 for this year’s tree planting efforts.  As the Ecology Action Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, all contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.  Please donate generously within your means.


Many, many, many hands will be needed to plant 10,000 trees in the spring!  Most of these trees are seedlings – about 2′ tall and a very small diameter.  We plant them using a “dibble bar” or a small auger.  Please sign up for one of the planting workdays on the calendar to the right and help us get these trees in the ground so they get established before the heat of the summer arrives.  Volunteers need to be 18 years or older unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and then must be at least 12.  All volunteers must be able to spend at least 2.5 hours on their feet, use hand tools safely, and lift a weight of about 15 pounds.  Learn more about volunteering.