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Free Trees

The Forestry Section encourages tree planting on public property through two programs:

  • The Neighborhood Tree Planting Program is a great way to add value to your home and neighborhood. Once a neighborhood group signs up 25 to 75 residents to participate, the NTPP provides up to two free 5-gallon trees per resident for planting in the street parkway (the area between the curb and the sidewalk). The tree planting season occurs from October to March of every year, but may occasionally extend into April or May.
  • The Tree Grant Program provides free trees for street medians, public parks, commercial parkways and other public property, including police and fire stations, libraries and schools. Two kinds of trees are available: 3-inch diameter balled and burlapped trees and 10- to 15-gallon container-grown trees. Applications are due Sept. 15 each year.


4200 S. Freeway, Ste. 2200
Fort Worth, TX 76115


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City Forester:
Rustin Stephens

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