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Funding for Tree Research and Education in Arboriculture and Urban Forestry

Shape the future of urban trees and tree care with resources and financial support from the TREE Fund. Our organization works to sustain the world’s urban forests by providing funding for scientific research, education programs, and scholarships related to arboriculture and urban forestry. Through the generous support of corporate and individual sponsors and donors the TREE Fund offers:

    • Funding for scientific research into critical urban tree care issues
    • Funding for arboriculture education programs
    • Scholarships for aspiring arborists
TREE Fund grants contribute to improvements in arboriculture and urban forestry, and support educational programs. Our research priority areas are:

    • Root and Soil Management
    • Planting and Establishment
    • Plant Health Care
    • Risk Assessment and Worker Safety
    • Urban Forestry
TREE Fund scholarships help students who are interested in careers in arboriculture and urban forestry to pursue their dreams.

Researchers

Find funding for research projects that benefit people, trees & the environment.
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Educators & Students

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Do you have your ticket? Auction Early Bird Registration ends July 25!

Join us for the 2014 Raise Your Hand for Research Live Auction on August 4 in Milwaukee. This year’s catalog has it all–adventure, relaxation, quick getaways, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and special

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The TREE Fund is hiring

We are seeking a full time Program and Fund Development Associate. Learn more here.

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Join us at the ISA Conference!

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Bartlett Tree Experts co-sponsored a symposium with the Chicago Botanic Gardens that we called 'Trees as a Legacy in Design and Development.' We had world class speakers including Peter Walker, the co-creator of the 9/11 National Memorial. Three out of our five speakers cited research they conducted that was made in part due to TREE Fund dollars! It was amazing to hear Dr. Michael Raupp, Dr. Kathy Wolf and Dr. Kelby Fite all mention the TREE Fund as contributing to their work. This is applied research at its best. When research projects such as these funded by the TREE Fund are centerpieces of conference talks I know our fundraising efforts are in the right direction. What made this even better was that the audience was NOT arborists. TREE Fund dollars were talking to landscape architects, architects, planners and government officials. There is not better advertisement for the TREE Fund than to hear applied research education allied professions to make the world a better place through trees.

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