The trees, vegetation, and green spaces that make up America’s urban forests are essential contributors to virtually every measure of public well-being.

From improving air and water quality, to advancing human health and safety, to promoting economic development and social equity, SUFC’s mission is to convene and mobilize our diverse member network to foster thriving communities through healthy urban and community forests. 

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SUFC Receives 2020 LAF Founder's Award

We are honored to be the recipients of the Landscape Architecture Foundation's Founder's Award.

According to the award committee, “There are few things that can have a more positive impact on the urban environment than trees. SUFC’s work to increase support and educate policymakers and the public about the multiple benefits of urban trees is critical to the health of our urban environments and the people that live and work there.”

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Fall 2020 News to Share

In this issue: ADF's Guide on Facilitating Safe Tree Planting Events; Field to Market Climate Action in Food and Agriculture; and TREE Act Included in House Clean Energy Bill.

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Summer 2020 News to Share

In this issue: SUFC's Urban Researching Working Group presentation; NRPA develops "Greener Parks for Health" resources; and the Senate passes the Great American Outdoors Act.