They are your friends, your neighbors, and your coworkers. They come from communities across the country, large and small. And their stories are inspiring.

These are the Faces of Urban Forestry—citizens whose lives have been changed by a community tree project or program. Take a moment to read about our featured individuals, find out how trees benefit you, and even share a story of your own.

Meet the Faces of Urban Forestry

Read about people across the country impacted by community tree projects.

Share Your Urban Forestry Story

Tell us about how a community tree project changed your life.

Enjoy the Benefits of Trees

See the difference trees can make in our everyday lives.

The Faces of Urban Forestry project is an initiative of the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service