Urban Forestry

What it is:

Urban Forestry is the planning, establishment, protection, and management of trees and associated plants, individually, in small groups, or under forest conditions within cities, their suburbs, and towns.


Urban forests improve neighborhoods by providing shade, filtering out the small air pollution particles, transforming carbon dioxide into oxygen, intercepting rainfall before it can reach the contaminated ground, keeping the surroundings cooler by emitting water vapor, adding to property value, and unifying the appearance of the community.

Our projects:

North East Trees develops urban forestry solutions for public agencies, non-profit organizations, communities, and neighborhoods in order to maximize the net environmental benefits of protecting and enhancing the urban forest.

North East Trees provides planning and planting solutions to improve the performance of the Urban Forest through:

  • Community outreach, education, and training
  • Strategic planning and grant writing
  • Stakeholder facilitation and work force development
  • Planting trees and replanting burned areas

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Ascot Hills Park

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 This project aims to make a lasting difference to the community by helping preserve one of the last remaining natural open spaces in Los Angeles.

City Plants

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North East Trees is one of the many non-profit partners involved in the City Plants initiative. 

Santa Monica Mountains

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North East Trees and the National Park Service will collaborate to revegetate and restore up to 10 acres of native habitat within the Santa Monica Mountains.

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