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; and transportation and infrastructure. Take a look at our policy priorities for 2013.


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


ACTrees advocates for a strong US Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Program through robust annual funding--add your support.


Public health and safety are tied to green neighborhoods with parks, trees, and open spaces.

Energy, Climate, Water

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

Revitalization & Jobs

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

Transportation & Infrastructure

Green and tree-lined streets make for safer, more economically efficient, and healthier streets.


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