Tree Tender
Tree Ten­ders are on the front lines of car­ing for the urban for­est. Become a Tree Ten­der today!

Tree Pittsburgh’s vol­un­teer pro­gram can fit any indi­vid­ual, group or cor­po­rate need.

Indi­vid­u­als, sign up for any open event using our cal­en­dar. Reg­is­tra­tion is required for all events so we have a prop­er head count.

Cor­po­rate groups inter­est­ed in vol­un­teer­ing, vis­it our Cor­po­rate Giv­ing page.

Become a Tree Tender

Want to get involved with the trees in your neigh­bor­hood or com­mu­ni­ty? Become a Tree Ten­der! Tree Ten­ders is our flag­ship course that teach­es you all about trees and how to become an advo­cate for them in your neigh­bor­hood. This course cov­ers urban forestry prac­tices, tree biol­o­gy and health, basic tree iden­ti­fi­ca­tion, prop­er prun­ing and main­te­nance, and instruc­tion on how to lead your com­mu­ni­ty in orga­niz­ing tree plant­i­ngs and tree care.

Want to become a Tree Ten­der? You’re in luck! Our next Tree Ten­ders Course is a vir­tu­al oppor­tu­ni­ty Sat­ur­day, March 13, from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Learn more and reg­is­ter here.

Volunteers of the Year

Begin­ning in 2010, Tree Pitts­burgh has rec­og­nized out­stand­ing indi­vid­u­als, cor­po­rate part­ners or com­mu­ni­ty orga­ni­za­tions who work along­side us to pro­tect and main­tain Pitts­burgh’s Urban Forest.
  • 2017
    Mari­am Kwagh
    Jen­nifer Moreth
    Amer­i­can Eagle Outfitters
  • 2016
    Kathy Laf­fer­ty
    Jim­my Lohr
  • 2015
    Rob Krul­jac of Arborel
    Pat­ty Renwick
  • 2014
    Lin­da Donahue
    Peter Kine of Eisler Landscapes
    Lawrenceville United
  • 2013
    Ann Kelton
    Jesse Perkins
    Oper­a­tion Bet­ter Block
  • 2012
    Bark­er Carter
    Mike Dubrovsky
    Vic­to­ria Gotaskie
    Steve Lehman
    Gay For Good: Pittsburgh
  • 2011
    Chris­tov Churchward
    Lisa Freeman
    Daniel Lando
    Alice Vaday
    Leigh Winston
  • 2010
    Nan­cy Arnold
    Kim Collins
    Gary Crouth
    Nicole Moga

Thank you and con­grat­u­la­tions to the indi­vid­u­als and groups who sup­port our work!

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