Our Mission is to improve the quality of life in the greater Redwood City area through a coordinated program of education, outreach, and advocacy for tree planting, maintenance and support.

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CityTrees Returns Native Trees to Redwood Creek

CityTrees Prunes 48 Trees in 48 Hours


News and Updates

Fall 2018 has kept CityTrees very busy so far. We have led a pruning workshop at Everest High School for community service students, pruned at the Port of Redwood City, and will begin a native tree planting project along Redwood Creek in partnership with Grassroots Ecology. Follow us here or on Facebook.

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The Return of Native Tree Species to the Redwood Creek Area

(Over) 48 Trees in 48 Hours

Another Successful Summer Prune & Pub Season

CityTrees Upcoming Events

Winter 2019:

The CityTrees team has finished its 2018 events. The new year will bring many more, starting with a planting in January. Please watch this space to sign up for our Winter-into-Spring 2019 planting events, as well as our pruning workshop in March.

January 12, 2018 - Planting in partnership with Grassroots Ecology, 9am-12pm (adults only)

February 23, 2019 - Planting location TBD

March 16, 2019 - Planting location TBD

March 30, 2019 - Pruning Workshop, 10am-12:30pm Downtown Redwood City Library

April 20, 2019- TBD

May 18, 2019 - TBD

(Location information will be provided as we get closer to the date after you sign up via the link below.)

CityTrees in the News

Check out our mentions in the local press to see how CityTrees and our volunteers are making a difference in your community!

Why do we do what we do, and why are we so passionate about street trees?

This guy breaks down some pretty good reasons for growing our urban canopy.

About CityTrees

CityTrees is a volunteer group, formed in May of 2000, to promote and support urban forestry efforts in Redwood City. CityTrees works with the City of Redwood City Public Works Department to plant and maintain trees along Redwood City’s streets, at schools, and on other publicly owned property. Since forming, CityTrees has planted 3,233 trees in the greater Redwood City area.