NC Community Tree Advocacy Network
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NC Community Tree Advocacy Network

Who We Are:

The North Carolina Community Tree Advocacy Network are community leaders who work towards preserving and enhancing North Carolina's urban forests.  The Network members advise the North Carolina Urban Forest Council on its communication and outreach.  Moreover, they work collaboratively to achieve the following goals for the benefit of all North Carolina citizens:

  • ensure legislation and policy at the local and state levels reflect current expertise on urban forest management.
  • fundrasise to secure high level assistance for community forestry projects across the state.
  • encourage tree and land care specialists to employ the best practices in urban forest management.

Visit each member's website by clicking on their logo below.  

        Alliance for Cape Fear Trees logoDavidson Land Conservancy logo     

               Keep Durham Beautiful                  Asheville GreenWorks logo           

           Releaf logo                                             Trees Durham logo                               

What We Do: 

The NC Community Tree Advocacy Network provides an opportunity for community-led tree organizations to share ideas, learn from each other, and have a stronger and unified voice on urban tree and greenspace issues.  

Collectively we work to expand and enhance community-led urban forest initiatives so that North Carolina citizens live in healthier and more equitable environments.

Benefits of Urban Trees:

Urban trees provide society with solutions to our economic, environmental, safety, and health issues.  

Click here for more research and information.

Arbor Day 2022

2022 Arbor Day News Release

The North Carolina Tree Care Advocacy Network urges North Carolina homeowners, municipalities, businesses, and developers to honor NC Arbor Day by preserving and planting trees in their communities year round.  These plantings will benefit our state’s economy, environment, and health.

Read more here. 

2022 Arbor Day Celebrations

Use the resources below to find year round tree planting and community events near you.

Asheville / Buncombe County area

Sponsor:  Asheville Greenworks

April 24, 2022 - Spring Tree Giveaway


Sponsor:  Trees Charlotte

March 18, 2022 - Arbor Day TreeAdoption


Sponsor:  Davidson Lands Conservancy

March 19, 2022 - Arbor Day Tree Planting at South Prong Greenway


Sponsor:  We Plant it Forward & TreesDurham

March 20, 2022 - Arbor Day Tree Giveaway


Sponsor:  We Plant It Forward

April 24, 2022 - Arbor Day Celebration at Dorthea Dix


Sponsor:  Alliance for Cape Fear Trees

March 18, 2022 - Commuity Disaster Recovery Tree Distribution

March 23, 2022 - Wrightsville Beach Brewery - Arbor Day Anniversary "Friend-Raiser"

If you are part of a local tree group and want to learn more about the NC Community Tree Advocacy Network, email Kathryn Reis.

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