Mission: The mission of Our City Forest is to cultivate a green and healthy San José metropolis by engaging community members in the appreciation, protection, growth and maintenance of our urban ecosystem, especially our urban forest.
Results: Our City Forest have planted over 50,000 shade trees in San José since 1994 and is maintaining 2 tree nurseries.
Target demographics: Residents of the San José and the greater South Bay.
Geographic areas served: San Jose, CA
Programs: Green and Healthy Workshop
Tree Inventory Internship
Urban Forestry Research
Trees for All
Trees for Yard
Green Vision: Every Tree Counts
Planet Tree: Education Program
This organization provides volunteers with very worthwhile projects in neighborhoods and schools. Every time I volunteer they provide the training I need to do a good job. I've learned a lot about what it takes to make sure trees are planted correctly.