This Arbor Day, Trees Matter is encouraging you to plant shade trees.
Trees Matter is non-profit organization (and TMC member!) that works to promote an increased tree canopy in the Valley.
Did you know that trees offer many critical functions such as shade, pollution reduction, dust reduction, food, increased property value, carbon sequestration, increase in mental and physical health, and more? The bottom line is we need more trees in the Valley.
Here is a list of their favorite shade trees that grow well here in Phoenix:
And here is how you can support Trees Matter!
Follow them on social media @treesmatteraz (Instagram, Facebook, twitter)
Subscribe to their monthly e-newsletter which has valuable info for the community to stay up to date & support (www.treesmatter.org/subscribe)
Make a donation if you feel it’s within your ability to do so! Or consider becoming a monthly member! Investing in Trees Matter helps ensure they can continue to fulfill their mission every day! (They have a donate button on their profile!)
Volunteer! Trees Matter relies heavily on volunteers for the amazing work they do! Opportunities include helping give out trees to the community, planting trees in schools, internships, and more! (www.treesmatter.org/volunteer )
Looking for more ways to support Trees Matter?