We Love Our Trees

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Help Us Achieve Our Tree Canopy Goals

In Bellevue, trees are an important part of what makes our us a “city in a park.” To keep our city green as our city grows, we encourage preserving mature trees and planting new trees. In addition to showing our city’s character, trees provide essential, measurable services to our community including cleaner air, stormwater management, summer cooling, reductions in crime, health benefits (like better mental and cardiovascular health), and more.

As we implement natural systems goals (40% canopy citywide) from our updated Environmental Stewardship Plan, we need your help. You are the experts in your neighborhood. Is there a street that would especially benefit from street trees in your neighborhood? Or maybe a school or park that needs more trees? Or maybe there is a tree with special meaning in your community? Are you interested in planting trees?

To better plant and preserve, we need your help!

Share with us:

  • Photos of trees you have planted
  • Locations to plant a tree
  • Heritage trees with a special significance
  • Your ideas and perceptions about trees with our survey

To get more involved

If you are interested in tree planting on private property, we will be hosting a tree giveaway in October of 2022. Sign up for our trees newsletter to be notified.

Help Us Achieve Our Tree Canopy Goals

In Bellevue, trees are an important part of what makes our us a “city in a park.” To keep our city green as our city grows, we encourage preserving mature trees and planting new trees. In addition to showing our city’s character, trees provide essential, measurable services to our community including cleaner air, stormwater management, summer cooling, reductions in crime, health benefits (like better mental and cardiovascular health), and more.

As we implement natural systems goals (40% canopy citywide) from our updated Environmental Stewardship Plan, we need your help. You are the experts in your neighborhood. Is there a street that would especially benefit from street trees in your neighborhood? Or maybe a school or park that needs more trees? Or maybe there is a tree with special meaning in your community? Are you interested in planting trees?

To better plant and preserve, we need your help!

Share with us:

  • Photos of trees you have planted
  • Locations to plant a tree
  • Heritage trees with a special significance
  • Your ideas and perceptions about trees with our survey

To get more involved

If you are interested in tree planting on private property, we will be hosting a tree giveaway in October of 2022. Sign up for our trees newsletter to be notified.

Photos

We love to see your trees!  Upload photos of trees you received from our 2021 Tree Giveaway with your We Love Our Trees yard sign here.  

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    New Tree Lilac planting

    by camfor, 8 months ago

    Can’t wait to see the blossoms next spring!

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    Thank you to our Tree Giveaway volunteers

    8 months ago

    Volunteer Paul Simmerly helping to load trees into a resident's vehicle on October 9.

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    Helping to grow our urban forest

    8 months ago

    Accolade Elm tree planted by Annie Craig, Bellevue resident:

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