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Releaf Tree Planting

A group planting a large shade tree on a boulevard

Help grow Surrey's urban forest by planting trees and shrubs in Surrey parks and along boulevards. We'll provide the plants, shovels, and instruction - you just have to bring your love for beautifying our City and enhancing the trees in Surrey!

Since 1991, volunteers have planted over 10,000 trees throughout Surrey. Thousands of volunteers have made an impact, including:

  • Community groups
  • Elementary and secondary schools
  • Local businesses
  • Individuals who care about their environment

Spring Releaf

Throughout April, plant shade trees in your neighbourhood or local park to provide shade, improve air quality, and be part of beautifying your City area.

How to get involved:  Request a planting for a park or boulevard near you by calling 604-501-5158 or Open to schools, community groups, and individuals ages 10 years or older. Or, drop in to a community planting event held Wednesday evenings in April (check back in January for 2017 dates and locations).

Fall Releaf

Throughout October, groups are invited to plant native trees and shrubs in Surrey parks. By planting, you'll give wildlife valuable food and shelter, and boost biodiversity in parks and natural areas.

How to get involved:  Request a weekday planting for a park near you by calling 604-501-5158 or Open to schools and community groups of all ages. Space is limited for these planting programs, so contact us early to avoid disappointment! Or, drop in to a community planting event in October (check back in January for 2017 dates).

Releaf badges

Groups can purchase Releaf badges for $2 per child, including tax. Call 604-501-5158 to register your group for a planting and let us know how many badges you would like.

To learn about other opportunities volunteering with nature and environment, call 604-501-5158 or email us at


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Category: Parks and Environment