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Get Involved

National Wildlife Federation has a variety of ways that you can help to support NWF’s Trees for Wildlife program. Whether you can purchase trees to plant with your family or if you wish to sponsor a tree to be planted in honor of someone or you want to organize an event in your community. You can get involved and make a difference.

Donate today

Support Trees for Wildlife by donating today. Your donation to Trees for Wildlife program will assist in providing funds to supply trees to community groups and assist in help to maintain via habitat through NWF larger conservation programs to Keep the Wild Alive including our forestry programs.

Sponsor tree planting

Support tree planting in the US by donating trees to NWF’s Tree Bank. NWF’s tree bank was created through the generous support of its members and supports to provide trees, planting supplies and educational resources to schools, community groups and partners who plant the trees in their community. You can donate to the fund by sponsoring trees, adoptions or donating.

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Trees for Wildlife eCards

Send somone an eCard with on-the-ground impact.  Purchase of a Trees for Wildlife eCards ensures that a tree will be planted in the US by a youth.  eCards are available in four wildlife friends designs and make a perfect gift to tell someone you care.  Send a card that is guaranteed to help wildlife and make a lasting community difference.

Adopt Wildlife

Trees are essential wildlife habitat for many species ranging from birds, insects, mammals and reptiles and amphibians. Trees provide food, water, cover and places to raise young and a single tree is a micro-eco-system of the larger environment.

Adopting wildlife (symbolic) is a great way for young and old to learn about wildlife and provide habitat by having trees plant in honor of someone.

Corporate Events and Sponsorship

Looking to offset your corporation’s carbon footprint? Interested in beautifying your community? Looking for employee volunteer opportunities? Trees for Wildlife is a great way that corporations can support NWF, their community and a healthy environment. NWF’s Trees for Wildlife program is a scalable program that can partner with your corporation for tree planting opportunities. We can work with corporations in multiple ways:

  • Corporations can sponsor tree plantings by donating to Trees for Wildlife tree bank that assures tree plantings and growth in the continental United States
  • Corporations can create tree planting events in their local communities or on their corporate grounds with the support of NWF volunteers and staff and create opportunities for employee volunteerism
  • Corporations can create retail activation programs using Trees for Wildlife as a way to entice customers to purchase

To explore opportunities on how your company can work with Trees for Wildlife, please contact corprelations@nwf.org  for more information

Partner with Us

Trees for Wildlife Program works with partners and community groups across the country to engage youth to learn, plant and care for trees.

If you are interested in planting trees and seeing how your group or organization can work with NWF to engage your youth, please email trees@nwf.org

If you are an organization that would like to have multiple locations or many states engaged in learning about trees and planting trees as part of your efforts , please contact Eliza Russell at Russell@nwf.org or 703-438-6439.

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