TreesCharlotte’s NeighborWoods program is open to all neighborhood-based organizations in Charlotte. Neighborhoods interested in participating in the NeighborWoods program must apply. Neighborhoods with strong resident participation and limited tree canopy are eligible to participate in NeighborWoods – generally eligibility is limited to communities in which at least 150 trees can be given away and planted.
Charlotte’s Neighborhood Matching Grant (NMG) eligible geography communities can receive trees at no cost.* Neighborhoods needing trees but outside the NMG geography can participate in the NeighborWoods program through the Tree It Forward option.
TreesCharlotte depends on corporate, individual and foundation donations – all our trees are purchased with donated funds. Tree It Forward neighborhoods are asked to contribute a portion of the costs of trees and the community event. See NeighborWoods for details.
The tree planting season runs from October to April each year. NeighborWoods applications for the Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 planting season are now being accepted. Participation in one Pre-Application Workshop is required.
- Thursday, February 11, 6:00-7:00 pm – Landscape Management, 701 Tuckaseegee Road
- Tuesday, March 1, 6:00-7:00 pm – Landscape Management, 701 Tuckaseegee Road
- Monday, March 14, noon-1:00 pm – Old City Hall, 600 East Trade Street
- Thursday, March 31, 6:00-7:00 pm – Landscape Management, 701 Tuckaseegee Road
Workshops are held at the locations indicated. Free parking is available at both locations. Additional workshops may be requested by calling 704-577-2004 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more about NeighborWoods and how to apply here.
*Check your eligibility for free trees in your community here: http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/nbs/about/Pages/MappingApplication.aspx
Enter your address or parcel ID number, and your eligibility will be shown in the information bubble.