Our City Forest

Rating: 5 stars   16 reviews


151 W. Mission St. #151 San José CA 95110 USA


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.


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


Green and Healthy Workshop Volunteer Training Tree Inventory Internship Americorps Program Environmental Education Urban Forestry Research Trees for All Trees for Yard Green Vision: Every Tree Counts Planet Tree: Education Program

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Rating: 5 stars  

6 people found this review helpful

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.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

well, probably every neighborhood and schools in San José.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the professional way in which they run projects and making it fun at the same time.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

very knowledgeable and just genuinely good people.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

duplicate its great work all over the country.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

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