Advocacy

Help us lobby for trees and take environmental action in your community. ACTrees advocates for policies that protect and sustain trees and urban forests for the benefit of people and communities.

Public policy issues we’re committed to include energy, climate, and water; healthy communities; revitalization and green jobs; transportation and infrastructure; and research. Take a look at our policy priorities for this year.

Take
Action

Help ACTrees shape public policy that protects, enhances, and sustains trees for the benefit of people and communities.

Forest
Service

ACTrees advocates for a strong US Forest Service Urban & Community Forestry Program--add your support.

Healthy
People

Public health and safety are tied to green neighborhoods.

Energy, Climate, Water

Energy efficiency, climate change, and water--they're all connected to trees.

Revitalization & Jobs

Invest in green jobs, affordable housing, and small businesses.

Transportation & Infrastructure

Green, tree-lined streets are safer, more energy efficient, and healthier.

Safe
Communities

Get research on how urban trees and greenery improve street safety, calm drivers, and reduce crime.