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The Tucson Million Trees initiative, led by Mayor Regina Romero, intends to plant one million trees by 2030 to increase the city’s tree canopy and help mitigate the effects of climate change.

The Inflation Reduction Act includes $1.5 billion for the Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry Program - funding that could potentially help Tucson purchase saplings, hire labor and expand its youth program as part of the city's Million Trees initiative. Read more»

As winter temperatures linger, it is a good time to plant trees before the weather warms, said Tucson Clean & Beautiful about their Trees for Tucson Program, which is taking applications for low-cost shade trees. Read more»

Tucsonans who want to create more shade around their homes can buy low-cost desert trees through the Trees for Tucson program, which promotes planting trees to reduce energy and pollution around the city. Read more»