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The National Wildlife Federation has a variety of ways that you can help to support our 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 the program will assist in providing funds to supply trees to community groups and assist in help to maintain via habitat through the National Wildlife Federation's larger conservation programs to Keep the Wild Alive including our forestry programs.

Sponsor Tree Planting

Support tree planting in the United States by donating trees to the National Wildlife Federation's Tree Bank. The Tree Bank was created through the generous support of National Wildlife Federation's members and supporters. The bank provides trees, planting supplies and educational resources to schools, community groups and partners who plant the trees in their community. You can support the National Wildlife Federation’s Tree Bank through tree sponsorships, adoptions, or donating.

Trees for Wildlife™ eCards

Send someone an eCard with on-the-ground impact. Purchase of a Trees for Wildlife™ eCards ensures that a tree will be planted in the United States 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, reptiles, and amphibians. Trees provide food, water, cover, and places to raise young and a single tree is a micro-ecosystem of the larger environment. Adopting wildlife symbolically 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 the National Wildlife Federation, their community, and a healthy environment. The National Wildlife Federation’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 National Wildlife Federation 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™ 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 the National Wildlife Federation 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 Patrick Fitzgerald at FitzgeraldP@nwf.org or 202-797-6821.

More Ways to Help Wildlife

The National Wildlife Federation offers a variety of educational opportunities to engage your students. Explore some of our other programs and build learning about trees to your whole school or community.

For Preschool through High School
Eco-Schools USA: An international initiative designed to encourage whole-school action for the environment. Eco-Schools USA helps schools achieve a smaller carbon footprint, smarter resource consumption, and a curriculum that improves students' academic performance.

Schoolyard Habitats®: Creating outdoor learning classrooms and gardens provide an educational learning opportunity which uses all the senses, learning styles and provides practical application of learning principals.

National Wildlife Week™: Celebrate the third week in March annually, National Wildlife Week™ provides teachers and educators with an array of thematic activities about wildlife, and what you can do to help them.

For Adults and College-Age Students or Advisors
EcoLeaders®: College students and young adults participate in programs to green their campus and community and learn about green jobs in their future. By using practical application to knowledge, students learn from participating in knowledge sharing and communicating their success and lessons learned to fellow colleagues across the United States.

Certified Wildlife Habitat®: Grow your love of trees to a love of nature and wildlife by taking four steps to creating a wildlife habitat in your backyard, neighborhood, or other community sites.

Awarding-Winning Publications
Ranger Rick: Ranger Rick has been an icon for more than 50 years, taking us on adventures and increasing our knowledge of wildlife and nature. Share the love of nature with someone you know or sponsor a classroom set of magazines. Help to continue the inspiration and love of nature in the next generation.

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