Education and Volunteer Programs

As citizens of Boise, we all share a common interest in the welfare of the trees that grace our great city. The stewardship of this rich community resource is a privilege that we can all share in through a series of volunteer and education opportunities offered by Community Forestry.

Arbor Day

Each year Boise, the "City of Trees," celebrates Arbor Day by planting a tree at a Boise elementary school. Citizens of Boise can participate by helping with the planting. Learn more about the origins of Arbor Day.

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Volunteer opportunities include events such as ReLeaf Boise, when hundreds of volunteers help plant over 100 trees along the streets of Boise, one-time service projects where you can plant, protect, or care for the city's trees, and ongoing efforts such as the Tree Steward program where volunteers can learn and care for trees on an ongoing basis.

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Tree, Lawn, Landscape & Gardening Classes

Learn more about caring for your trees, lawn and garden at these FREE, in-person informative classes.

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The Boise Parks and Recreation Department's Adopt-A-Tree Program is a popular way to remember important people, dates and events in someone’s life.

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